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Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976

Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976





1 Short Title, Extent and Commencement
2 Definitions
3 Act to Have Overriding Effect
4 Abolition of Bonded Labour System
5 Agreement, Custom, Etc., to be Void
6 Liability to Repay Bonded debt to Stand Extinguished
7 Property of Bonded Labourer to be freed from Mortgage, Etc.
8 Freed Bonded Labourer Not to be Evicted from Homestead, etc.
9 Creditor not to Accept Payment Against Extinguished Debt
10 Authorities Who may be Specified for Implementing the Provisions of this Act
11 Duty of District Magistrate and other officers to ensure credit
12 Duty of District Magistrate and Officers Authorised by Him
13 Vigilance Committee
14 Functions of Vigilance Committee
15 Burden of Proof
16 Punishment for Enforcement of Bonded Labour
17 Punishment for Advancement of Bonded Debt
18 Punishment for Extracting Bonded Labour under the Bonded Labour System
19 Punishment for Omission or Failure to restore possession of Property to Bonded Labourers
20 Abetment to be an Offence
21 Offences to be Tried by Executive Magistrates
22 Cognizance of Offences
23 Offences by Companies
24 Protection of Action Taken in Good Faith
25 Jurisdiction of Civil Courts Barred
26 Power to make rules
27 Repeal and Savings


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