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Labour Laws Questions 33 (321 - 330)

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948


321. The appropriate government shall review and revise the minimum wages, if necessary, within a period not exceeding ___.
a. 6 months
b. 1 year
c. 3 years
d. 5 years
322. Can the appropriate government refrain from fixing minimum rates of wages for a given scheduled employment in a state?
a. Yes
b. No
323. If for a given scheduled employment, the number of persons employed in a state are less than ___, the appropriate government may refrain from fixing the minimum rates of wages for that particular schedule employment.
a. 500
b. 1000
c. 1500
d. 3000
324. The fact that an employer may find it difficult to carry on his business on the basis of minimum wages is an irrelevant consideration in fixation of minimum wages.
a. True
b. False
325. Identify Section 5 of the Act -
a. Fixation of minimum rates of wages
b. Minimum rates of wages
c. Procedure for fixing and revising minimum wages
d. None of these
326. Who shall be appointed by the appropriate Government to co-ordinate the work of committees and sub-committees, apointed under Section 5 of the act?
a. Chief Inspector
b. Occupier of major Industry
c. Advisory Board
d. None of these
327. Over the Advisory Board, there shall also be a Central Advisory Board appointed by Central Government.
a. True
b. False
328. The Chairman of th Central Advisory Board shall be appointed by ___.
a. Central Government
b. Advisory Board
c. Chief Inspector
d. State Chief Minister
329. Number of Independent persons appointed in Advisory Board shall not exceed ___ of its total number.
a. 1/2
b. 1/3
c. 1/4
d. None of these
330. The Chairman of the committees/Advisory Board formed under this Act shall be one of the ___.
a. Employer's Representatives
b. Employee's Representatives
c. Independent Persons
d. None of these
Answers to Labour Laws Questions 33 : 321 D, 322 A, 323 B, 324 A, 325 C, 326 C, 327 A, 328 A, 329 B, 330 C.
321. The appropriate government shall review and revise the minimum wages, if necessary, within a period not exceeding ___.
322. Can the appropriate government refrain from fixing minimum rates of wages for a given scheduled employment in a state?
323. If for a given scheduled employment, the number of persons employed in a state are less than ___, the appropriate government may refrain from fixing the minimum rates of wages for that particular schedule employment.
324. The fact that an employer may find it difficult to carry on his business on the basis of minimum wages is an irrelevant consideration in fixation of minimum wages.
326. Who shall be appointed by the appropriate Government to co-ordinate the work of committees and sub-committees, apointed under Section 5 of the act?