Section 3 in The Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Amendment Act, 1993

Title: Insertion of new section

Description: (1) After section 7 of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:-- "7A. Inspector not to disclose the source of any complaint, etc.-- (1) No Inspector shall disclose the source of any complaint made to him regarding the contravention of any of the provisions of this Act. (2) No Inspector shall, while making an inspection under this Act in pursuance of a complaint received by him, disclose to the employer or contractor concerned or any of this representatives that the inspection is being made in pursuance of a complain: Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to any case in which the person the person who has made the complaint has consented to disclose his name.'.

Title: Amendment of section 14

Description: In section 14 of the principal Act, in sub-section (1), for the word "fifty", the word "thirty" shall be substituted.

Title: Amendment of section 18

Description: In section 18 of the principal Act, after sub-section (2), the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely:-- "Explanation.-- Where an employee had not worked on any day of the week immediately preceding the week in which the overtime work has been done, any week preceding such week in which he had actually worked shall be taken into account in calculating the over-time rate for the purposes of this sub-section.".

Title: Amendment of section 21.

Description: In section 21 of the principal Act, to sub-section (1), the following proviso shall be added, namely:-- "Provided that a copy of every such notice shall be sent to the Inspector having jurisdiction over the industrial premises within two weeks from the date on which such notice is exhibited in the industrial premises."

Title: Amendment of section 31

Description: In section 31 of the principal Act, after sub-section (2), the following sub-sub shall be inserted, namely:-- "(2A) The appellate authority shall have the same powers as are vested in a civil court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), when trying suit, in respect of the following matters, namely:-- (a) enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath; and (b) compelling the production of documents and material objects.".