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Section 24 - Illegal strikes and lock-outs : Industrial Disputes Act 1947

 

What is Illegal strikes and lock-outs? Section 24 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947

Section 24 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947 : "Illegal strikes and lock-outs"

24. (1) A strike or a lock-out shall be illegal if-

(i) it is commenced or declared in contravention of section 22 or section 23;

or
(ii) it is continued in contravention of an order made under sub-section (3) of section 10 or sub-section (4A) of section 10A;

(2) Where a strike or lock-out in pursuance of an industrial dispute has already commenced and is in existence at the time of the reference of the dispute to a Board, an arbitrator, a Labour Court, Tribunal or National Tribunal, the continuance of such strike or lock-out shall not be deemed to be illegal, provided that such strike or lock-out was not at its commencement in contra?vention of the provisions of this Act or the continuance thereof was not prohibited under sub-section (3) of section 10 or sub-section (4A) of section 10A.

(3) A lock-out declared in consequence of an illegal strike or a strike declared in consequence of an illegal lock-out shall not be deemed to be illegal.

 

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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