Laws and Bare Acts of India at MyNation.net

MyNation Foundation Online Law Library

Section 23 – The Minimum Wages Act, 1948

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948

 

23. Exemption of employer from liability in certain cases –

 

Where an employer is charged with an offence against this Act he shall be entitled upon complaint duly made by him to have any other person whom he charges as the actual offender brought before the court at the time appointed for hearing the charge; and if after the commission of the offence has been proved the employer proves to the satisfaction of the court- 

 

(a) that he has used due deligence to enforce the execution of this Act and 

 

(b) that the said other person committed the offence in question without his knowledge consent or connivance. 

 

that other person shall be convicted of the offence and shall be liable to the like punishment as if he were the employer and the employer shall be discharged : 

 

Provided that in seeking to prove as aforesaid the employer may be examined on oath and the evidence of the employer or his witness if any shall be subject to cross-examination by or on behalf of the person whom the employer charges as the actual offender and by the prosecution.

 

 

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Your email address will not be published.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 © 2020 Laws and Bare Acts of India at MyNation.net
×

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