BEEDI WORKERS WELFARE CESS ACT 1976 PDF
Preamble1 – BEEDI WORKERS WELFARE CESS ACT, Section1 – Short title, extent and commencement. Section2 – Definitions. Section3 – Levy and. (1) With effect from such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, there shall be levied and collected by way of cess. The Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act, Language Undefined. Attachment File: PDF icon Download The file ( KB) pdf Icon. Act No.
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This amount shall be altered by the Government of India periodically after giving notice in the Gazette of India. The former Act provides for levy as a duty of excise by way of cess on1.
The Bill is mainly designed to achieve the above objectives. In so far as the field of labour welfare is concerned, the Act does not provide for medical, educational, recreational facilities, etc. Thereafter, the Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act, was amended in to provide levy of not less than ten paise and not more than fifty paise per thousand manufactured beedis.
The Beedi and Cigar Workers Conditions of Employment Act,has a limited coverage in as much as it does prescribe some measures to improve the working conditions of the beedi and cigar workers in industrial premises only, such as cleanliness, ventilation, first aid, canteen, working hours, weekly holidays, etc. Initially the cess was fixed at 25 paise per kilogram of tobacco issued from warehouses for manufacture of beedis.
Special section has been added to make the provisions of the Central Excises and Salt Act, also the rules under the said enactment applicable to the present enactment.
The rules thus framed shall be laid before the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha when the house is in session. The proceeds are being utilised to finance the Welfare Fund for Beedi Workers, Initially, the cess was fixed at twenty-five paise per kilogram of tobacco issued from warehouses of manufacture of beedis. The Act in addition contains provision for the charging of the proceeds with regard to the duty of excise to the Consolidated Fund of India. Amendment Act 24 of Statement of Objects and Reasons.
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For this purpose it is proposed to levy, as a cess, a duty of excise on so much of the tobacco as is issued to any person from a warehouse for any purpose in connection with the manufacture of beedi. In order to continue and expand welfare measures for persons employed in beedi establishments, it is proposed to amend the Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act, so as to increase the minimum rate of cess from ten paise to fifty paise and maximum rate of cess from fifty paise to five rupees per thousand manufactured beedis, as the Central Government may, from time to time, fix.
It was subsequently increased to fifty paise per thousand manufactured beedis with effect from 17th October, The provisions of the enactment shall be applicable to the entire Indian Territory including the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Such tax shall be between 10 and 50 paise for each production of beedis. It shall also create rules for any other matters that are essential for the proper implementation of the Act. In order to continue and expand welfare measures for persons employed in beedi establishments, it is proposed to amend the Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act,so as to provide for a levy of cess on manufactured beedis to finance the welfare fund constituted under section 3 of the Beedi Workers Welfare Fund Act, 62 of The definitions and term that are not described under the present Act and that are explained in the Central Exercises and Salt Act of shall be interpreted as consigned to those terms as per that enactment.
As a result, the collection of cess for financing the Beedi Workers Welfare Fund could no longer be collected under the Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act, with effect from 1st March, Short title and commencement 2. The Central Government as well as other officials prescribed under the enactment shall have authority to direct any person to give with any reason, statistical and other details as required under the present Act.
This type of imposition of tax shall be applied with respect to charging and repayment of cess under the provisions of the present enactment. The rules shall give power to the Central Government to issue direction to hand over the statistical or other details or records which is necessary to be produced as specified under Section 5 c of the present enactment.
THE BEEDI WORKERS WELFARE CESS ACT, 1976
Return regarding collection of cess. Application of Act 1 of and the rules made thereunder 4. Protection of action taken in good faith 7.
The application of the Act shall consist of those connected with the reimbursements and exemption css the excise duty which is implemented in the present term. Power to call for information 6. Recovery of excise duty 5.
The Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1976
Levy and collection of cess on manufactured beedis 3-A. Amendment Act 47 of Statement of Objects and Reasons. This can be collected on production of beedis at the rate fixed by the Act. In order to provide welfare measures for the persons employed in the beedi establishments, it is proposed to establish a welfare fund.
The Act bans any litigation or other proceedings against the Government of India or other authority, worker etc for the actions that are carried out in good faith or aimed to be done as per the provisions of the enactment or the rules formulated in compliance with it.