1.The Central Government has amended Sub-Rule (1) of Rule 1 of Rule 17 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971, by substituting “Form 1” with “Form XIII” annexed to Rationalisation of Forms and Reports under Central Labour Law Rules, 2017.
2.Sub-rule (1) of Rule 82 relating to submission of Annual Returns has been substituted as follows:-
“(1) Every principal employer and contractor shall file a Unified Annual Return online in Form XIV annexed to the Rationalization of Forms and Reports under Central Labour Laws Rules, 2017, in the Shram Suvidha Portal of the Central Government in the Ministry of Labour and Employment on or before the 1st day of February following the end of the year to which it relates.”
3.Sub-rule (2) of Rule 82 and Forms XXIV and XV have been deleted. A Copy of the Notification amending the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971, is attached herewith.
4.The aforesaid amendment to these Rules will be applicable to the Establishments for which the Central Government is the ‘Appropriate Government’.
5.The Member Establishments, to whom the Central Government is the ‘Appropriate Government’ may kindly take note of the amendment and submit the Annual Returns as mentioned above.