The Factories Act has provisions for making appeal by partiesconcerned in factories, such as owner/occupiers, managers, inspectorsand workers. The government can formulate rules for factories for thesubmission of returns to regulatory authorities. Workers are prohibitedto interfere in any affairs of the factory, which may cause loss ordamage to the factory itself or to other workers. The Act also made aprovision for repeal and it declared that notwithstanding the repeal,any order or notification issued, any action taken, any proceedingcommenced or anything done under any provision of the Act shallcontinue in force.
The Employment of Labor (Standing Orders) Act, 1965
An Act to repeal and with certain amendments, re-enact the Industrialand Commercial Employment (Standing Orders) Ordinance, 1960.WHEREAS it is expedient to repeal and, with certain amendments, re-enact the Industrial and Commercial Employment (Standing Orders)Ordinance, 1960 (Ordinance No. III of 1960) for regulating conditions of service of workers employed in Shops and Commercial and IndustrialEstablishments and for matters connected therein;It is hereby enacted as follows:
1 . Short title, extent, commencement and application. -
(1) This Act may be called the Employment of Labour (StandingOrders) Act, 1965.(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.(3) It shall come into force at once.(4) It shall apply to -
(a) every shop or commercial establishment to which the Shopsand Establishments Act, 1965 applies;
(b) every industrial establishment in the areas in which theShops and Establishments Act, 1965 applies;
(c) every industrial establishment in all other areas of Bangladesh, in which five or more workers are employed or wereemployed on any day of the preceding twelve months:Provided that the provisions of this Act shall not apply to any shop orcommercial or industrial establishment, owned and directly managed