Draft Puducherry Factories (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Aug 27, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Government of Puducherry on August 09, 2019, has published the Draft Puducherry Factories (Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the Puducherry Factories Rules, 1964.

The following amendments in the Puducherry Factories Rules, 1964 are as under:

Ø  In rule 42 which specifies the necessity for welfare of workers, after the sub-clause (b), the following sub-clauses (c) and (d) has been inserted:        

a)       Clause (c): Sanitary Napkins of adequate quantity conforming to Indian Standards shall be provided and maintained in the women’s toilets for their use, and the same be replenished on daily basis

b)      Clause (d): Disposable bins with lids shall be provided within the women’s toilets for the collection of the used napkins. The used napkins shall be disposed off as per the procedure approved by the Inspector

Ø  Rule 65J which specifies the Personal Protective Equipments, has been substituted.

The Draft proposal will be taken into considerationby the Government of Puducherry after expiry of forty-five days from the date of publication (August 08, 2019) of the Draft Proposal in the Official Gazette, Puducherry.

Objections or suggestions, if any, sh1ould be addressed to the Secretary to Government (Labour), Labour Department, Puducherry.

[G.O. Ms. No. 08/2019/Lab]


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