Labour Law: (LL.B Sem-I) Apr 2017

Q1. Answer in not more than two sentences    [20 marks]

  1. Closure under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
  2. Give two grounds for declaring “Layoff” under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
  3. What is the object of the Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946 ?
  4. Any two duties of Labour Court under M.R.T.U & P.U.L.P Act, 1971 ?
  5. Define partial disablement under Employees Compensation Act, 1923 ?
  6. Period of limitation for filling claim under Employees Compensation Act, 1923 ?
  7. What is the duty of conciliation officer under M.R.T.U & P.U.L.P Act, 1971  ?
  8. Any two duties of Investigating Officers under M.R.T.U & P.U.L.P Act, 1971 ?
  9. Works Committee under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 ?
  10. Any two grounds for illegal lockout under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 .

Q2. Write short Notes on any Four                  [20 marks]

  1. Permanent disability
  2. Subsistence Allowance under Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946
  3. Authorities under M.R.T.U & P.U.L.P Act 1971
  4. Labour Court under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
  5. Strike and lockout under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
  6. Appointment and power of commissioner under Employees Compensation Act, 1923.

Q3. Solve any two                                                  [12 marks]

1. The workmen of Shriram sugar Mill Ltd. were employed in that sugar mill during crushing season only and consequently to closure of season they ceased to work. Answer:

a) Is it retrenchment ? Give reasons.
b) Distinguish between retrenchment and closure ?

2. Manoj Kumar was employed as a lorry driver by Vinod transport Co. Pvt. Ltd. While driving a lorry of said transport company the lorry meets with an accident and Manoj Kumar’s right leg is amputated below the knee.

a) What is the nature of disablement suffered by Manoj Kumar ? Give reasons .
b) How is compensation calculated in such cases ?

3. An investigating officer was refused entry to the premises of the workplace at which investigating officer was entitled to enter by X.

a) Can X be punished under M.R.T.U & P.U.L.P Act, 1971 ? Give reasons.
b) If so what punishment can be given to X. Support your answer with relevant                        provisions ?

Q4. Answer any four                                           [48 marks]

  1. Explain Industrial Dispute under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 with relevant case laws.
  2. What are the different authorities under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 ? Briefly explain powers and duties of the authorities ?
  3. What is occupational disease under Employees Compensation Act, 1923 ? Explain the extent of liability of employer in such case.
  4. What are the Model Standing Orders ? State the matters to be provided for in the model standing orders under Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act, 1946 ?
  5. Discuss Unfair Labour Practices under M.R.T.U & P.U.L.P Act ?
  6. Explain in detail collective bargaining ?

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