The Act provides conditions of service and health ? welfare measures for plantation labour.

The Act is applicable on 5 hectares or more land used for growing Tea, Coffee, Rubber, Cinchona or Cardamom and on which 15 or more workers are employed. State Government is empowered to apply this Act on plantation of these plants on less than 5 hectares of land or to plantation of any other plants which fulfill 5 hectares or more land condition and employed 15 or more employees.

Registration is compulsory for every employer of Plantation. Registrars are appointed for this registration.

Employers have to provide - drinking water, latrines and urinals, medical facilities, etc. The Act also provides for working hours, weekly holiday, leave with wages etc. It also provides houses for plantation labour.