11 THE DOCK WORKERS (SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELFARE) ACT, 1986
This Act provides inspecting staff, their powers etc. for Dock Workers safety. The Chief Inspector of Dock safety is main officer appointed for this purpose. Inspectors are given powers to stop work at any place within dock where it appears to them that conditions are dangerous to life safety of Dock Workers until measures have been taken to remove the cause of the danger to his satisfactions. Such order of inspector is appeal able with Chief Inspector of Dock safety

The State/Central Government are empowered to appoint Advisory Committee to advise upon such matters is arising out of the administration of this Act. The government may refer any such matter for advice to Advisory Committee.

Certain obligations are fixed for Dock Workers also for their safety.

Violation of any provision of this Act by Employer and Dock Workers is punishable.

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