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TEA DISTRICTS EMIGRANT LABOUR (REPEAL) ACT 1970 [REPEALED]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 50 of 1970


  • Act nº 50 of 1970

Preamble

THE TEA DISTRICTS EMIGRANT LABOUR (REPEAL) ACT 1970]1

[Act, No. 50 of 1970]

[24th December, 1970]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the repeal of the Tea Districts Emigrant Labour Act, 1932, and for matters connected therewith.

BE enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-first Year of the Republic of Indian as follows:--

1. This act has been repealed by the Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Repealing Act, 2002.


Section 1. Short title

This Act may be called the Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Act, 1970.

Section 2. Repeal of Act 22 of 1932

The Tea Districts Emigrant Labour Act, 1932 is hereby repealed.

Section 3. Savings

Notwithstanding the repeal of the Tea Districts Emigrant Labour Act, 1932, (22 of 1932) by section 2, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the said Act,--

(a) every emigrant labourer in whose case, on the 3rd day of August, 1960, a period of three years from the date of his entry into Assam had not expired,

(b) every emigrant labourer entering Assam on or after the 3rd day of August, 1960, being the date of the Agreement arrived at the Ninth Session of the Industrial Committee on Plantations, and before the commencement of this Act, and

(c) every emigrant labourer who is in Assam immediately before the commencement of this Act and whose right of repatriation has not been waived or forfeited by agreement or otherwise under any provisions of the said Act,

shall, as from the date of expiry of a period of three years from the date of his entry into Assam, whether such expiry occurs before or after the commencement of this Act, have the right to be repatriated, and may be repatriated, under the said Act, as if it had not been repealed and the provisions of the said Act in so far as they relate to the enforcement of the right of repatriation of emigrant labourers shall continue to apply as if for the references therein to the Controller, references to the State Government of Assam or an officer authorised by that Government in this behalf had been substituted.

Provided that no such emigrant labourer shall have the right to be so repatriated unless he makes an application in this behalf---

(a) within a period of six months from the commencement of this Act, where the aforesaid period of three years has expired before such commencement, or

(b) within a period of six months from the date of expiry of the aforesaid period of three years, where the latter period expires after such commencement.

Repealing Act1
Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Repealing Act, 2002

THE TEA DISTRICTS EMIGRANT LABOUR (REPEAL) REPEALING ACT, 2002

[Act, No. 27 of 2002]

[27th May, 2002]

PREAMBLE

An Act to repeal the Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Act, 1970.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-third Year of the Republic of India as follows:--

1. Short title

This Act may be called the Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Repealing Act, 2002.

2. Repeal of Act 50 of 1970

The Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Act, 1970 is hereby repealed.