Registration/Licensing of Contract Labour under The Contract Labour Act, 1970

Registration of Principal Employer

Overview

Principal Employer means:

  1. In relation to any office or department of the Government or a local authority, the head of that office or department or such other officer as the Government or the local authority, as the case may be, may specify in this behalf,
  2. in a factory, the owner or occupier of the factory and where a person has been named as the manager of the factory under the Factories Act, 1948 (63 of 1948) the person so named,
  3. in a mine, the owner or agent of the mine and where a person has been named as the manager of the mine, the person so named,
  4. in any other establishment, any person responsible for the supervision and control of the establishment.

Contractor means:

  1. In relation to an establishment, means a person who undertakes to produce a given result for the establishment, other than a mere supply of goods of articles of manufacture to such establishment, through contract labour or who supplies contract labour for any work of the establishment and includes a sub-contractor;

Time Line (RTS TimeLine)

Maximum Number of Days after complete application is submitted: 30 Days, Refund of Security 60 days. (As per notified at Sr. No. 228 and 229 under Right to Service Act, 2011)

Fees for the Registration of Principal Employer for One Year

Fees for the Registration of Principal Employer for One Year
Maximum Number of workers to be employed on any day during the year Fees
From 20 to 50 1500
From 51 to 200 6000
201 upto 400 12000
more than 400 15000

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Licensing of Contract Labour

Overview

It applies:

  1. To every establishment in which twenty or more workmen are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding twelve months as contract labour;
  2. To every contractor who employees or who employed on any day of the preceding twelve months twenty or more workmen:
    Provided that the appropriate Government may, after giving not less than two months' notice of its intention so to do, by notification in the Official Gazette, apply the provisions of this Act to any establishment or contractor employing such number of workmen less than twenty as may be specified in the notification.

Time Line (RTS TimeLine)

Maximum Number of Days after complete application is submitted: 30 Days, Refund of Security 60 days. (As per notified at Sr. No. 228 and 229 under Right to Service Act, 2011)

Fees for the Grant of Licence for a Contract Labour for One Year

Fees for the Grant of Licence for a Contract Labour for One Year
Maximum Number of workers to be employed on any day during the year Fees
From 20 to 50 450
From 51 to 200 1500
201 upto 400 3000
more than 400 4500

Validity of License

One year from the date of issue

Neccessary documents to fill the Licensing Form

Please keep the following scanned documents ready with you for online Licensing

Whether the contractor was convicted of any offence, within the proceeding five years

Whether there was any order against the contractor revoking or suspending licence or forfeiting security deposits in respect of an earlier contract.if so the date of such order

Whether the contractor has worked in any other establishment within the past five years.if so,give details of the Principal Employers,Establishments and nature of work

Whether a certificate by the Principal Employer is enclosed Form V

Particulars of security deposit, if any, to be adjusted.

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