25A.Application of sections 25C to 25E
(1) Sections 25C to 25E inclusive shall not apply to Industrial Establishments to which Chapter VB applies, or-
(a) To industrial establishments in which less than fifty workmen on an average per working day have been employed in the preceding calendar month; or
(b) To industrial establishments which are of a seasonal character or in which work is performed only intermittently.
(2) If a question arises whether an industrial establishment is of a seasonal character or whether work is performed therein only intermittently, the decision of the appropriate Government thereon shall be final.
In this section and in sections 25C, 25D and 25E, “industrial establishment” means.
(i) A factory as defined in clause (m) of section 2 of the Factories Act, 1948 (63 of 1948); or
(ii) A mine as defined in clause (o) of section 2 of the Mines Act, 1952 (35 of 1952); or
(iii) A plantation as defined in clause (o) of section 2 of the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 (69 of 1951)].