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Name: Industrial Disputes Act (No. 43 of 1950) (Cap. 131).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1951-09-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Sri Lanka Labour Gazette, 1996-12, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 21-68, ISSN: 0379-3737
ISN: LKA-1951-L-46351
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=46351&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Sri Lanka Labour Gazette, 1996-12, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 21-68, ISSN: 0379-3737
Labour Code of Sria Lanka, 2004, Labour Legislation (in force on 31 December 2002), Ministry of Employment and Labour, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 440-471
Labour Code of Sri Lanka - Consolidated and Updated to 31st December 2009, 2010, Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion, pp. 3-51
Department of Labour Department of Labour Sri Lanka PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 21 of 2008 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 21 of 2008 (consulted on 2011-02-28)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation regarding labour disputes. Part II covers the functions of the Commissioner and circumstances in which industrial disputes shall be referred for settlement by conciliation or by arbitration or by the Industrial Court. Part III covers collective agreements and settlement of awards. Part IV provides for industrial courts, labour tribunals, and provisions relating to the retrenchment of workers. Part V relates to strikes and lockouts in essential industries.
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