18-A. Chief Inspector to provide facilities on default by employer. –
If in any plantation, facilities are not provided or maintained by the employer as required by Sec. 8. Sec. 9 or Sec. 12 or Sec. 15 or the rules made under Sec. 11 or Sec. 14 or Sec, 17, the Chief Inspector may cause to be provided or maintained therein such facilities and recover the cost thereof from the defaulting employer :
Provided that before providing or maintaining such facilities the employer shall be given an opportunity of being heard.
(2) For the purpose of recovery of the cost under sub-section (1) the Chief Inspector may certify the amount to be recovered to the Collector, who may thereupon recover such amount as an arrear of land revenue. – Vide Kerala Act 25 of 1969, Secs. 2 and 3 (w.e.f. 1st December, 1969).]