Laws and Bare Acts of India at

MyNation Foundation Online Law Library

Preamble – The Minimum Wages Act, 1948

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948




[15th March, 1948]


An act to provide for fixing minimum rate of wages in certain employments.


Where it is expedient to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments:


It is hereby enacted as follows:


“The justification for statutory fixation of minimum wages is obvious. Such provisions which exists in more advanced countries are even more necessary in India, where workers organisations are yet poorly developed and worker’s bargaining power is consequently poor.” (Gazette of India).



Previous | Next


The Minimum Wages Act, 1948


Indian Laws – Bare Acts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2021 Laws and Bare Acts of India at

Free Legal Help, Just WhatsApp Away

MyNation HELP line

We are Not Lawyers, but No Lawyer will give you Advice like We do

Please read Group Rules – CLICK HERE, If You agree then Please Register CLICK HERE and after registration  JOIN WELCOME GROUP HERE

We handle Women Centric biased laws like False Section 498A IPC, Domestic Violence(DV ACT), Divorce, Maintenance, Alimony, Child Custody, HMA 24, 125 CrPc, 307, 312, 313, 323, 354, 376, 377, 406, 420, 497, 506, 509; TEP, RTI and many more…

MyNation FoundationMyNation FoundationMyNation Foundation