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Section 29 - Penalty for breach of settlement or award : Industrial Disputes Act 1947

 

What is the Penalty for breach of settlement or award? Section 29 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947

Section 29 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947 : "Penalty for breach of settlement or award"

29. Any person who commits a breach of any term of any settlement or award, which is binding on him under this Act, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine or with both 69[and where the breach is a continuing one, with a further fine which may extend to two hundred rupees for every day during which the breach continues after the conviction for the first] and the Court trying the offence, if it fines the offender, may direct that the whole or any part of the fine realised from him shall be paid, by way of compensation, to any person who, in its opinion, has been injured by such breach.

STATE AMENDMENTS

ANDHRA PRADESH
After section 29 of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely :-

"29A. Penalty for failure to comply with an order issued under section 10B.-Any person who fails to comply with any provisions contained in an order made under sub-section (1) of section 10B shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to one year and with fine :

Provided that the Court may, for reasons to be recorded in its judgment, award a sentence or imprisonment for a term of less than six months." - Andhra Pradesh Act No. 32 of 1987.

KERALA
After section 29, the following section shall be inserted, namely :-

"29A. Penalty for failure to comply with an order issued under section 10B. - Any person who fails to comply with any provision contained in any order made under sub-section (7) of section 10B, shall be punishable with imprison­ment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to one year and with fine." - Kerala Act No. 30 of 1979.
TAMIL NADU

After section 29, the following section shall be inserted, namely:-

"29A. Penalty for failure to comply with an order issued under section 1OB. - Any person who fails to comply with any provision contained in any order made under sub-section (1) of section 10B, shall be punishable with imprison­ment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to one year and with fine." - Tamil Nadu Act No. 36 of 1982.

 

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT 1947

Section 28 - Penalty for giving financial aid to Illegal strikes and lock-outs

Section 29 - Penalty for breach of settlement or award

Section 30 - Penalty for disclosing confidential information

Section 30A - Penalty for closure without notice

Section 31 - Penalty for other offences

 

 

CHAPTER VII MISCELLANEOUS

Section 32 - Offence by companies, etc

Section 33 - Conditions of service, etc., to remain unchanged under certain circum­stances during pendency of proceedings

Section 33A - Special provision for adjudication as to whether conditions of service, etc., changed during pendency of proceedings

Section 33B - Power to transfer certain proceedings

Section 33C - Recovery of money due from an employer

 

 

Section 34 - Cognizance of offences

Section 35 - Protection of persons

Section 36 - Representation of parties

Section 36A - Power to remove difficulties

Section 36B - Power to exempt

 

 

Section 37 - Protection of action taken under the Act

Section 38 - Power to make rules

Section 39 - Delegation of powers

Section 40 - Power to amend Schedules

First Schedule - Industries which may be declared to be public utility services under Sub-Clause (VI) of Clause (N) of Section 2

Second Schedule - Matters within the jurisdiction of labour courts

Third Schedule - Matters within the Jurisdiction of Industrial Tribunal

Fourth Schedule - Conditions of Service for change of which notice is to be given

Fifth Schedule - Unfair Labour Practices

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