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Environment Laws in India

Background 

The need for protection and conservation of environment and sustainable use of natural resources is reflected in the constitutional framework of India and also in the international commitments of India.

A Brief Guide to Labour and Industrial Laws of India

“Labour” is a subject in the “Concurrent List” under the Constitution of India where both the Central and State Governments are competent to enact legislations subject, however, to reservation of

Labour and Industrial Laws in India-An overview

“Labour” is a subject in the “Concurrent List” under the Constitution of India where both the Central and State Governments are competent to enact legislations subject, however, to reservation of

(Indian) Trade Unions Act, 1926

The Trade Unions Act, 1926 (the “Trade Unions Act”) seeks to provide for the registration of Trade Unions in India and for the protection of the same. Further, the Trade

(Indian) Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the “ID Act”) has been enacted for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes in any industrial establishment.

The Industrial Disputes Act defines “Industrial dispute” as

Labor Laws in India

(Indian) Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the “ID Act”) has been enacted for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes in any industrial establishment.

The Industrial Disputes Act

Laws relating to Wages in India

Minimum Wages Act, 1948

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (the Minimum Wages Act) provides for fixing of minimum rates of wages in certain employments. The minimum wages are prescribed by States

Laws relating to social security in India

Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (the “EPF Act”) provides for the institution of provident funds, pension funds, and deposit-linked