Draft Gujarat Factories (Second Amendment) Rules, 2021

Feb 16, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Labour and Employment Department of Gujarat on February 12, 2021 has issued the Draft Gujarat Factories (Second Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Gujarat Factories Rules, 1963. 

The following amendments have been made: 

• Rule 68 B, which specifies the quality of personal protective equipment, has been substituted, namely: 

“All personal equipment provided to workers as required under any of the provisions of the Acts or Rules shall be confirmed to the relevant Indian Standards, if any or in the absence of it, personal protective equipment shall be approved by the Chief Inspector of Factories. Provided that the PPE’s not having relevant Indian Standards or not having approval from Chief Inspector of Factories, shall be required to compliant with EN or ANSI or ISO, as the case may be, modified from time to time till the relevant Indian Standard is made available.”

The stakeholders are requested to send suggestions or objections on the said draft Rules within a period of 45 days from the date of notification of Draft Rules. The suggestions or objections shall be sent to the Principal Secretary, Labour & Employment department, Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.

[Notification No. GHR/2021/15/FAC/142021/194/M3]



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