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Section 21 - Certain matters to be kept confidential : Industrial Disputes Act 1947

 

Is Certain matters to be kept confidential? Section 21 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947

Section 21 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947 : "Certain matters to be kept confidential"

21. There shall not be included in any report or award under this Act any information obtained by a conciliation officer, Board, Court, Labour Court, Tribunal, National Tribunal or an arbitrator, in the course of any investigation or inquiry as to a trade union or as to any individual business (whether carried on by a person, firm or company) which is not available otherwise than through the evidence given before such officer. Board, Court, Labour Court, Tribunal, National Tribunal or arbitrator], if the trade union, person, firm or company, in question has made a request in writing to the conciliation officer. Board, Court, Labour Court, Tribunal, National Tribunal or arbitrator, as the case may be, that such information shall be treated as confidential; nor shall such conciliation officer or any individual member of the Board, or Court or the presiding officer of the Labour Court, Tribunal or National Tribunal or the arbitrator or any person present at or concerned in the proceedings disclose any such information without the consent in writing of the secretary of the trade union or the person, firm or company in question, as the case may be:

Provided that nothing contained in this section shall apply to a disclosure of any such information for the purposes of a prosecution under section 193 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

 

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT 1947

Section 14 - Duties of Courts

Section 15 - Duties of Labour Courts, Tribunals and National Tribunals

Section 16 - Form of report or award

Section 17 - Publication of reports and awards

Section 17A - Commencement of the award

 

 

Section 17B - Payment of full wages to workman pending proceedings in higher courts

Section 18 - Persons on whom settlements and awards are binding

Section 19 - Period of operation of settlements and awards

Section 20 - Commencement and conclusion of proceedings

Section 21 - Certain matters to be kept confidential

 

 

CHAPTER V STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS

Section 22 - Prohibition of strikes and lock-outs

Section 23 - General prohibition of strikes and lock-outs

Section 24 - Illegal strikes and lock-outs

Section 25 - Prohibition of financial aid to illegal strikes and lock-outs

CHAPTER V-A LAY-OFF AND RETRENCHMENT

Section 25A - Application of sections 25C to 25E

 

 

Section 25B - Definition of continuous service

Section 25C - Right of workmen laid off for compensation

Section 25D - Duty of an employer to maintain muster rolls of workmen

Section 25E - Workmen not entitled to compensation in certain cases

Section 25F - Conditions precedent to retrenchment of workmen

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