18 July 2021: PIB Summary & Analysis

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Chief Labour Commissioner of India
2. Vintage Motor Vehicles

1. Chief Labour Commissioner of India

Context:

Chief Labour Commissioner of India reviews implementation of Labour Laws and new Labour Codes with Project officials in Srinagar.

About Chief Labour Commissioner (CLC) of India:

  • The organization of the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) also known as Central Industrial Relations Machinery is an apex organization in the country responsible for maintaining harmonious industrial relations mainly in the sphere of Central Government.
  • The office was set up in 1945.
  • Functions of CLC (Central):
    • Prevention and settlement of industrial disputes through conciliation/mediation
    • Enforcement of Labour Laws and Rules made under the Central Sphere (such as Industrial Disputes Act, 1947; Minimum Wages Act, 1948; Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970; Child Labour (P&R) Act, 1986; etc.)
    • Quasi-Judicial functions
    • Verification of Trade Union membership
    • Miscellaneous Functions such as conducting periodic meetings of Minimum Wages Advisory Board; advising the Labour Ministry in conflict situations like strikes, etc.
  • The jurisdiction of the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) extends to all the establishments in the central sphere for enforcement of provisions of Labour Laws and Rules made thereunder.

2. Vintage Motor Vehicles

Context:

Registration process for Vintage Motor Vehicles formalized.

Details:

  • The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has amended the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.
  • Through this amendment, the registration process of Vintage Motor Vehicles has been formalized with an aim to preserve and promote the heritage of vintage vehicles.
  • The new rules shall provide a hassle-free process along with salient features such as retention of old number for already registered vehicles and a “VA” series (Unique Registration Mark) for fresh registrations.
  • All two and four wheeler vehicles that are over 50 years old and maintained in their original form and have not undergone any substantial overhaul, shall be defined as Vintage Motor Vehicles.
  • Vintage motor vehicles shall not be driven on roads for regular/commercial purposes.

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