Industrial Establishment, Wages, Holidays
AN ACT to provide for the grant of National and Festival Holidays to
persons eml.loyed in industrial establishments in the Union
territory of Pondicherry.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the grant of
National and Festival Holidays to persons employed in industrial
establishments in the Union territory of Pondicherry.
BE it enacted in the Fifteenth Year of the Republic of
India as follows :-
- Short title, extent and commencement.-(1) This Act may
be called the Pondicherry Industrial Establishments (National
and Festival Holidays) Act, 1964.
(2) It exte~dsto the whole of the Union territory of
(3) It shall come into force at once.
.2 Definitions.-In this Act, unlessl t%e context otherwise
(a) “Adrnhistrator” means Administrator of theS’Union
territory of Poridicherry appointed by the President of India
under Article 239 of the Constitution; -.
(b) “Day” means a period of twenty-four h&ri beginning(c) “Employee” means- – -, –
(i) any person (including an apprentice) enlployed in any
industrial establishment to do any skilled or . unskilled,
manual, supervisory, technical or clerical work for hire or
reward,. whether the terms of employment be expressed or
(ii) any other person employed in any industrial establi-
shment whom the Administrator may, by notification, declare
to be an employee for the purposes of this Act;
(d) “Employer” when used in relation to an’ industrial
establishment means a person who’has the ‘ultimate control
over the affairs of the industrial establishment, and where the
affairs of any industrial establishment are entrusted to any
other person (whether called a managing agent, manager,
superintendent or by any other name), such other person ;
(e) “Industrial establishment” means-
(i) a shop, commercial establishment, restaurant, eating
house, residential hotel, theatre or any place of public amuse-
ments or entertainment and includes such establishment as
the Administrator may, by notification, declare to be an’esta-
blishment for the purposes of this Act ;
! : -?9Tiya+ ~rirefoftBi def?n’edti&Eiide fin7rdff4?cti’oi.Z%f the
Factories Act, 1948 (Central Act 63 of 1948) or any place
which is deemed to be ‘a’f’a-ct&$ uker sub-section (2) of
section 85 of that Act.
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