LABOUR OFFICERS (POWERS) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Powers of a Labour Officer

   4   Power of Minister in respect to the Schedule

   5   Saving

   6   Penalty for obstruction

      SCHEDULE

 

THE LABOUR OFFICERS (POWERS) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 29th April, 1943]

Cap 203.

Law 26 of 1956.

LNs
8/1954,
110/1976,
4c/1980.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Labour Officers (Powers) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

[26/1956 s 2(a).]

   "Labour Officer" means any public officer authorised writing by the Minister to exercise the powers conferred on a Labour Officer by this Act;

   "enactment" includes any rules or regulations made under any enactment.

3   Powers of a Labour Officer

   A Labour Officer may at all reasonable times enter upon any premises, other than a dwelling-house, for the purpose of carrying out any inspection or inquiry which he may consider desirable for ensuring the proper observance of any enactment which is, or hereafter may be, included in the Schedule.

4   Power of Minister in respect to the Schedule

   The Minister may from time to time by order amend or vary the Schedule and similarly may remove any enactment from, or add any enactment to, the Schedule.

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