The Trade Unions Act, 1926
31. Failure to submit returns.—
(1) If default is made on the part of any registered Trade Union in giving any notice or sending any statement or other document as required by or under any provision of this Act, every 1[office-bearer] or other person bound by the rules of the Trade Union to give or send the same, or, if there is no such 1[office-bearer] or person, every member of the executive of the Trade Union, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five rupees and, in the case of a continuing default, with an additional fine which may extend to five rupees for each week after the first during which the default continues:
Provided that the aggregate fine shall not exceed fifty rupees.
(2) Any person who wilfully makes, or causes to be made, any false entry in, or any omission from, the general statement required by section 28 or in or from any copy of rules or of alterations of rules sent to the Registrar under that section, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees.
Imposition of fine in case of delay in filing an amendment
In case of delay in filing an amendment to the constitution of the Trade Union, the Registrar can impose a fine under section 31 instead of refusing to incorporate such amendment; Delhi Hindustani Mercantile Association v. Delhi Administration, 1990 LLR 234 Del.
1. Subs. by Act 38 of 1964, sec. 2, for “officer” (w.e.f. 1-4-1965)..