The Building and Other Construction Workers Act is a social welfare legislation that aims to benefit workers engaged in building and. Get to know the various forms in The Building & Other Construction Workers( Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, (27 OF ). [19th August, ]. An Act to regulate the employment and conditions of service of building and other construction workers and to provide for their.

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Worldwide Europe European Union U. In view of the urgency attaching to the matter and as Parliament was not in Session, the President was pleased to promulgate the Building and Other Construction Workers Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Third Ordinance, Ordinance 25 builldingon 10th June, in order to give continued effect to the legislative protection envisaged in the said ordinance. The Head of Account is as follows: Otehr Petitioner construction companies which are engaged in construction activities argued that once the undertaking or the establishment had obtained a license for registration under the Factories Act, the BOCW Act was not applicable on account of the exclusion under Section 2 1 d of the BOCW Act.

Response to queries pertaining to pre-bid meeting Dt. Short title, extent, commencement and application. Under the RECS Act, every building worker between the ages of 18 to 60 years who engaged in any building or construction work for at least 90 days during the past one year is eligible to register as a beneficiary.

Building and other construction workers are one of the most numerous and vulnerable segments of the unorganised labour in India. Hence, the Factories Act covers only those workers who are engaged in the manufacturing process or any work that is incidental to the manufacturing process, and not workers who are involved in building and construction works. Events from this Firm. Contribution of building workers. Saving of certain laws.

Applicability Of The BOCW Act, On Factories – Real Estate and Construction – India

consgruction To address such inhuman working conditions and poor health and safety standards in the real estate industry, the Government of India enacted the Building and Other Constructions Workers Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Act, hereinafter referred to as the “BOCW Act”.


Skip to main content. The amendment removes this limit and allows the central government to notify the percentage.

The employer shall, before thirty days of the commencement and completion of any building or other construction work, submit a written notice to the Inspector, having jurisdiction in the area where the proposed building or other dorkers work is to be executed, intimating the actual date of the commencement or, as the case may be, completion of such building or other construction work in Form-IV.

Also, the term ‘manufacturing process’ does not involve any process for construction construdtion buildings. The Developer further rebutted that only upon such verification by the concerned relevant authorities that the said plots were included in the list prepared by DTCP.

The Building and Other Construction Workers

Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Fund and its application. For any queries contact labdir. Safety Committee and safety officers. Grants and loans by the Central Government. Self declaration towards S. The application shall be either personally delivered or sent by Registered Post to the Registering Officer.

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If, any change occurs as specified in the Certificate of Registration, the employer of the establishment connstruction intimate the details of such change to the Registering Officer, within thirty days.

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Responsibility workkers payment of wages and compensation. Although the provisions of certain Central Acts were applicable to the building and other construction workers yet a need was felt for a comprehensive Central Legislation for regulating the safety, welfare and other conditions of service of these workers.

In building and other construction works more than eight million workers are engaged throughout the country. As under Section 2 k ‘Manufacturing process’ includes the following: This exclusion clause of Section 2 d has been used by employers to evade registration and payment of cess under the BOCW Constructikn.


The Bill allows state governments to file complaints for contravention of provisions of the Act. As per Section 2 d of the BOCW Act, ‘building or other construction work’ includes ‘the construction, alteration, repairs, maintenance or demolition- of or, in relation to, buildings, streets, roads, railways, tramways, airfields, irrigation, drainage, embankment and navigation works, flood control works including storm water drainage worksgeneration, transmission and distribution of power, water works including channels for distribution of wateroil and gas installations, electric lines, wireless, radio; television, telephone, telegraph and overseas communication dams, canals, reservoirs, watercourses, tunnels, bridges, viaducts, aquaducts, pipelines, towers, cooling towers, transmission towers and such other work as may be specified in this behalf by the appropriate Government, by notification but does not include any building or other construction work to which the provisions of the Factories Act, 63 ofor the Mines Act, 35 ofapply.

The Building and Other Construction Workers

However, the Respondents called for a more beneficial interpretation to buildingg exclusion clause on the ground that the legislation must cater to the benefits workes construction workers. Every building and other construction worker who has completed 18 years of age, but has not completed 60 years of age and worked more than 90 days in any building or other construction work during the preceding 12 months and not a member of any other welfare fund shall be eligible for registration as beneficiary under Sec.

Lanco Anpara Power Ltd. Consequently, the provisions of the Factories Cinstruction would apply only when the manufacturing process commences, and even upon commencement of the manufacturing activity, it only covered those workers who are engaged in such manufacturing activity under the Factories Act and not construction workers.