Purpose & Object

The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 has been enacted with the object that the employers in industrial establishments shall define with sufficient precision the conditions of employment and shall also make known these conditions to the workmen.


 > Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 extends to whole of India.

 > t applies to every industrial establishment in which 100 or more workmen are or were employed on any day of the preceding 12 months;

 > It shall not apply to any industry to which the provisions of Chapter VII of the Bombay Industrial Relations Act, 1946 are applicable;

  •  It shall also not apply to any industrial establishment to which the provisions of the Madhya Pradesh Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1961 are applicable.


Industrial Establishment:

 An industrial establishment as defined in section 2(ii) of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936; or

 Factory as defined in section 2(m) of the Factories Act, 1948; or

 Railway as defined in section 2(4) of the Indian Railways Act, 1890; or

 Establishment of a person who, for the purpose of fulfilling a contract with the owner of any industrial establishment, employs workmen

Standing Orders:

Standing Orders means Rules relating to matters set out in the Schedule to Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946..

Services We Offer

We are Labour Law Consultants and at Motta’s & Associates, we provide following services in compliance to the provisions of Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946:
 Providing day to day consultancy on matters pertaining to the Act
 Drafting of Industrial Standing Orders in conformity with the provisions of the Act
 Submission of standing orders with Certifying Officer
 Modification of standing orders
 Obtaining certified copy of standing orders related to an industrial establishment from Certifying Officer
 Assistance to establishments in complying various provisions of the Act related to notices, disclosures, displays, intimation etc.
 Preparation & Maintenance of such records as prescribed under the Act
 Appeal to Appellate Authority against the order of Certifying Authority