13A. Interpretation, etc. of Standing Orders
1[13-A. Interpretation, etc. of Standing Orders . If any question arises as to the application or interpretation of a standing order certified under this Act, any employer or workmen 2[or a trade union or other representative body of the workmen] may refer the question to any one of the labour Courts constituted under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (14 of 1947), and specified for the disposal of such proceedings by the appropriate Government by notification in the official Gazette, and the Labour Court to which the question is so referred shall, after giving the parties an opportunity of being heard, decide the question and such Decision shall be final and binding on the parties.]
In this section, after the words “standing order” and in the marginal note thereto after the words “standing orders”, add the words “model standing orders or amendments” ; and after the word workman” add “or any prescribed representatives of workmen”.Bombay Act XXI of 1958, Sec. 17 (15th January, 1959), Act )U of 1960, Sec. 87 (1st May, 1960).
1. Ins. by Act 36 of 1956, Sec.32 (w.e.f. 10th March, 1957).
2. Ins. by Act 18 of 1982, Sec.8 (w.e.f. 17th May, 1982).