Industrial Law – Revised FYBMS Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

Sr. No. Modules No. of Lectures
1 Laws Related to Industrial Relations and Industrial Disputes 15
2 Laws Related to Health, Safety and Welfare 15
3 Social Legislation 15
4 Laws Related to Compensation Management 15
Total 60

Industrial Law – Syllabus Overview

Sr. No. Modules / Units
1 Laws Related to Industrial Relations and Industrial Disputes
  • Industrial Disputes Act, 1947: Definition, Authorities, Awards, Settlements, Strikes Lockouts, Lay Offs, Retrenchment and Closure
  • The Trade Union Act, 1926
2 Laws Related to Health, Safety and Welfare
  • The Factory Act 1948: (Provisions related to Health, Safety and Welfare)
  • The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 Provisions:
  • Introduction: The doctrine of assumed risk, The doctrine of Common Employment, The doctrine of Contributory Negligence
  • Definitions
  • Employers liability for compensation (S-3 to 13)
  • Rules as to Compensation (Sec 4 to Sec 9) (14 A & 17)
3 Social Legislation
  • Employee State Insurance Act 1948: Definition and  Employees Provident Fund
  • Miscellaneous Provision Act 1948: Schemes, Administration and determination of dues
4 Laws Related To Compensation Management
  • The payment of Wages Act 1948: Objectives, Definition, Authorised Deductions
  • Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
  • The Payment Of Gratuity Act, 1972


Reference Books for Subject: Industrial Law
  • Industrial and Labour Laws, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, Bharat Law HP Ltd
  • Labour and Industrial Laws, S.N Misra, Central Law Publication
  • Labour and Industrial Laws, P.K.Padhi, Eastern Economy Edition
  • Commercial and Industrial Law, S.K. Dasgupta, Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
  • Industrial Law, Mr. N.D. Kapoor, Sultan Chand
  • Employee’s Provident Fund, Chopra D.S, Labour Law Agency
  • Industrial Law, Mr. P.L. Mallick, Sultan Chand
  • Essence of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, Cowling, Prentice – Hall
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