Holidays (Employees) Act, 1939


15.—(1) The Minister may whenever and so often as he thinks fit by order (in this Act referred to as a records order) require records to be kept by employers of workers or any class of employers of workers of any matter or thing a record of which is in the opinion of the Minister necessary for the enforcement of this Act and if he so thinks fit prescribe the form of any such records.

(2) The Minister may under this section make different records orders in respect of different classes of employers of workers.

(3) The Minister may by order under this section amend or revoke any order made under this section or sub-section.

(4) The Minister may, if he so thinks fit, by any order made under this section prescribe the place or places where the records prescribed by such order shall be kept and may make such regulations as to the production and inspection of such records as he may think fit.

(5) If whenever a records order is in force any employer fails, neglects or refuses to comply with the requirements of such order or makes in any record which such employer is required by such order to keep any entry which is false in any material respect knowing the same to be false such employer shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to the penalties mentioned in the Schedule to this Act.