Tripura Essential Maintenance Bill, 2019

Sep 05, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The State Government of Tripura on September 01, 2019, has published the Tripura Essential Maintenance Bill, 2019 for the maintenance of essential services in the State of Tripura to ensure the delivery of those essential services, which if obstructed would effect the normal life of the people and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

This Bill apply to:

To any government or private services or class of services which the Government, being of the opinion that such services or class of services is essential for securing the public safety, the maintenance of public order, health or sanitation, or for maintaining supplies or services necessary for the life of the community, may, by notification, declare.

This Bill includes:

(i)                  Power of Government or an Officer authorized by it to order persons engaged in certain services to remain in specified areas;

(ii)                Power of Government to prohibit strike;

(iii)               Offences;

(iv)               Regulation of wages and conditions of service;

(v)                Penalties and procedure;

(vi)               Indemnity

The Bill is introduced to prohibit the strike/ agitation by the employees under the administrative control of the Department, Government of Tripura for the sake of the public interest of Tripura.

[Bill No. 9 of 2019]


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