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Released Date: 23rd Jul, 2020

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Extension Of Working Hours For Factories In Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu

The Administrator of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu vide Notification No. LE/LI/DMN/BRAP/238/2020/171 has exempted all factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 in the Union Territory from the provision of Section 51 (Weekly Hour), Section 54 (Daily Hour), Section 52 (Weekly Holidays), Section 56 (Spread Hours) with effect from 23rd July 2020 for a period of two months subject to the conditions specified, (1) Total number of the working hour in any day shall not exceed twelve hours (2) The spread over-inclusive of intervals for rest shall not exceed thirteen hours in any one day (3) The total number of hours of work in any week, including overtime, shall not exceed sixty (4) No workers shall be allowed to work overtime for more than seven days at a stretch, the total number of hours for overtime work in a quarter shall not exceed seventy five (5) No workers shall work for more than five hours before he had an interval for rest of atleast half an hour (6) Where worker works in a factory for more than forty eight hour in any week he shall in respect of overtime work be entitled to wage at the rate of twice his ordinary rates of wages in accordance with provision prescribed under Section 53 of the Act (7) The instruction issued by The Ministry of Home Affair, Government of India and the Union Territory of Dadra And Nagar Haveli from time to time regarding COVID 19 pertaining to Social Distancing, sanitising etc shall be strictly followed. Hence, employers having their factories registered under The Factories Act, 1948 may avail the benefit of extended working hours allowed at their factories.

Effective Date: 23rd Jul, 2020

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