Conditions of Employment Act, 1936

Permitted overtime.

42.—(1) The Minister may, if and whenever he so thinks fit on the application in accordance with this section of an employer who employs workers to do industrial work in an industrial undertaking, grant to such employer a permit in writing to employ, during a specified period beginning not less than seven days after the date of such application, workers or any specified class or classes of workers to do industrial work in the said industrial undertaking for a specified longer period on each day than the period permitted in that behalf by this Act.

(2) The Minister may attach to the permission granted by a permit under this section such conditions as he shall think proper and shall specify in such permit.

(3) The Minister may at any time revoke a permit granted by him under this section.

(4) Whenever a permit has been granted under this section to an employer it shall be lawful for such employer, subject to any revocation of such permit, to employ workers in accordance with such permit notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Act.