Registration as Principal Employer

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    The provisions of Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition Act), 1970 (“the CLRA”) apply to every establishment in which 20 (twenty) or more workmen are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding 12 (twelve) months as contract labour; or to any contractor, who in relation to an establishment employs or who employed on any day of the preceding 12 (twelve) months twenty or more workmen. Section 7 of the CLRA states that an establishment that employs 20 (twenty) or more contract workers would be a “principal employer” and every principal employer is required to procure a Certificate of Registration in its favour in Form II.

  • Penalty

    Section 23 of CLRA states that any contravention with respect to prohibiting, restricting or regulating the employment of contract labour or contravention any conditions of a license granted under the CLRA is punishable (a) with imprisonment for a term, which may extend to 3 (three) months or (b) with fine, which may extend to Rs. 1,000 (Rupees One Thousand) or (c) with both.

    Under Section 24 of CLRA, contravention of any other provision of the CLRA is punishable (a) with imprisonment for a term, which may extend to 3 (three) months or (b) with fine, which may extend to Rs. 1000 (Rupees One Thousand) or (c) with both.

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

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