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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

Dock Workers (Safety, Health And Welfare) Regulations, 1990

G.S.R 80 (E), dated 16th February, 1990.-Whereas the draft of the Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations, 1987, was published as required by sub-section (1) of Sec. 22 of the Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act, 1986 (54 of 1986), in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Sec. 3 (i) dated the 27th November, 1987, under the notification of the Government of India In the Ministry of Labour No. G.S.R. 937 (E), dated the 27th November, 1987, Inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby, before the expiry of a period of forty-five days from the date of publication of the said notification in the Official Gazette;

And whereas the said Gazette was made available to the public on the 6th January, 1988;

And whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public on the said draft have been considered by the Central Government;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Sec. 21 of the said Act the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations, namely:



Short title, application and commencement.-

  • These regulations may be called the Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations, 1990.
  • They shall apply to all major ports in India as defined in the Major Ports Act, 1963 (38 of 1963).
  • They shall come into force after the expiry of 30 days of their publication in the Official Gazette.