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The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 & Gujarat Rules 1961
|1989 LLR 1008 |
SUPPREME COURT OF INDIA
Hon'ble Mr. D.P. Wadhwa, J.
Hon'ble Mr. M.B. Shah, J.
Civil Appeal No. 4259 of 1999
Arising out of Special Leave Petition
Civil No. 19993 of 1998
Decided on 4.8.1999
State of Karnataka & Others
|A. MINIMUM WAGES ACT - Sections 3 and 5 - Notification dated 19.8.1987 extending Act to shops and commercial establishments in Karnataka State by Karnataka Govt.- Payment of pay more than minimum wages would not exclude an establishment from purview of the Act.|
|HELD. The Notification is made applicable to all shops and commercial establishments in the State of Karnataka where the State has found that the labor was unorganized or that wages paid to the workers were below minimum wages. Hence the plea that the Company is paying more than minimum wages (as alleged) the notification under the Act would not be applicable to it has no force|