2A. Application of model standing orders to every industrial establishment
(1) Where this Act applies to an industrial establishment, the model standing orders for every matter set out in the Schedule applicable to such establishment from such date as the State Government may by notification in the official Gazette appoint in this behalf :
Provided that nothing in this section shall be deemed to affect any standing orders which are finally certified under this Act and have come into operation under this Act in respect of any industrial establishment before the date of coming into force of the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) (Bombay Amendment) Act, 1957. Bombay Act XXI of 1958, Sec. 2.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the proviso to sub-section (1), model standing orders made in respect of additional matters included in the Schedule after the coming into force of the Act referred to in that proviso (being additional matters relating probationers or badlis or temporary or casual workmen) shall, unless such model standing orders are in the opinion of certifying officer less advantageous to them than the corresponding standing orders applicable to them, then under the said proviso also apply in relation to such workmen in the establishments referred to in the said proviso from such date as the State Government may by notification in the official Gazette, appoint in this behalf” -Maharashtra Act LIV of 1974, Sec. 2 (2lst November, 1974) (w.e.f. 2-10-1977).
In Cl. (c) of Sec. 2, insert the following proviso
“Provided that the State Government may, in relation to industrial establishment in respect of which it is the appropriate Government, appoint, by notification in the official Gazette, any officer subordinate to the Labour Commissioner to exercise in such area as may be specified in the notification, the functions of a certifying officer under this Act, and any officer appointed as aforesaid may exercise those functions, whether or not the Labour Commissioner is absent”-Madras Act XXIV of 1960, Sec. 2 (2nd November, 1960).