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Name: Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 1976 (No. 19 of 1976) [as amended]
Country: India
Subject(s): Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1976-02-09
Entry into force:
ISN: IND-1976-L-27801
Bibliography: A Manual of Labour Laws, 1990, Lal J, Law Publishers (India), Allahabad, India, 12th ed., Vol. 1, Part 3, pp. 1-13
Industrial Law, 1997, P.L. Malik, Eastern Book, Lucknow, India, 17th ed.
India Code India Code Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, India (consulted on 2005-04-07)
List of various Central Labour Acts List of various Central Labour Acts Ministry of Labor, India PDF PDF (consulted on 2006-10-23)
Abstract/Citation: The Act provides for the abolition of the bonded labour system; on the commencement of the Act every bonded labourer is discharged from any obligation under the terms of his bond.
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