Registers to be maintained – Karnataka(Wages)
Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation
Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance
Ongoing compliance requirement
Filing and Maintenance Requirements
The prescribed form for staying compliant is available on this website - https://stacowiki.in/en/state/karnataka/karnataka-payment-wages-rules-1963/form-1-register-of-fines-deductions-for-damages-loss-and-advances/
When an employer maintains this unified register, it covers the following additional compliance requirements as well:
• Forms XXI, XX, and XXIII under Rule 78(1) of Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) (Karnataka) Rules, 1974
• Forms I & II under Rule 22(4) of Karnataka Minimum Wages Rules, 1958.
Imprisonment of one month to six months or fine of Rs. 200 to Rs. 3000 or both.
Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments
Employer shall maintain registers for advances paid, fines imposed, and deductions made. As per Karnataka Payment of Wages Rules, employer shall maintain a unified register, month wise as per the given format. This consists of establishment details, principal employer details, contractor particulars, and information on fine, deductions, and advances.