Apprentices Act

Purpose & Object

The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 has been enacted to regulate the payment of wages of certain specified classes of workers. The Act provides for prompt and effectual remedy to the workers against illegal and unjustified deductions from their wages. Further, the Act also seeks to ensure timely payment of wages to workers and prescribes mode of payment of wages to the employed persons.


 > Payment of Wages Act, 1936 is a central legislation & extends to whole of India.  It applies to all persons employed, whether directly or through contractors, in a factory or certain specified industrial or other establishments.

  •  Applicable on employees drawing wages up-to 6,500/- per month.

Person Responsible for Payment

 In case of factories, person named as manager under the provisions of Factories Act, 1948;

 In case of industrial or other establishments, person responsible for supervision and control of the industrial or other establishments;

 In case of railways, the railway administration and the person nominated by railway adminis¬tration for the local area concerned;

 In case of contractor, person designated by contractor.

Services We offers

We are Labour Law Consultants and at PCS, we provide following services in compliance to the provisions of Apprentices Act, 1961

  • Providing day to day consultancy on matters pertaining to the Act
  • Drafting of Apprenticeship Contract
  • egistration of apprenticeship contract with Apprenticeship Advisor
  • Preparation & Maintenance of such Registers & Records as prescribed under the Act
  • Preparation & Submission of Returns as prescribed under the Act
  • Assistance in fulfilling the obligations as provided under the Act or under the contract of apprentice
  •  Replying / Satisfying Show Cause Notices issued by Apprenticeship Advisor
  • Representing establishments before Apprenticeship Advisor
  • Representing establishments at the enquiries conducted by the Apprenticeship Advisor
  • Appeal to Apprenticeship Council against the order of Apprenticeship Advisor