Goa Enacts Goa Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2024

Posted On - 15 March, 2024 • By - King Stubb & Kasiva

The Legislative Assembly of Goa has enacted Goa Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2024 for amending the provisions of the Goa Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1986 (“Act”) vide notification dated March 1, 2024 bearing Reg. No. RNP/GOA/32/2024-2026. The provisions of the said amendment shall come into force with immediate effect. Section 5 of the Act has been amended to substitute “Commissioner, Labour” with the expression “Secretary to the Government in Labour Department.” Further, sub-section 1 to Section 20 of the Act shall be substituted to the effect that the Government shall appoint the Commissioner, Labour and Employment as the Secretary of the Board, who shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Board.