23. THE MINES ACT, 1952
This Act provides provisions for Health, Safety, and Welfare for Mines Workers. It also deals with some other conditions of their service i.e. Leave with Wages. This Act is applicable on Managers also.

The meaning of Mines given in Section 2 (J). The Act does not apply in certain cases, which are given in Section 3.

The Owner, Agent or Manager of a Mine are required to give notice to Chief Inspector of Mines, Controller of Indian Bureau of Mines and District Magistrate minimum before one month of starting mining.

Employer has to provide drinking water, sanitation, medical facilities etc. All workers are entitled for weekly day of rest. Their hours of work are also fixed. They are entitled for leave with wages. There are many other provision

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