Labour Institutions Act 2007

Labour Institutions Act 2007

AN ACT of Parliament to establish labour institutions, to provide for their functions, powers and duties and to provide for other matters connected thereto.

THE LABOUR INSTITUTIONS ACT, 2007  

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 

PART I  — PRELIMINARY  

1 —Short title. 

2—Commencement. 

3—Interpretation. 

4—Application.  


PART II — THE NATIONAL LABOUR BOARD  

5—Establishment of the Board. 

6—Composition of the Board. 

7—Functions of the Board. 

8—Committees of the Board. 

9—Remuneration of members. 

10―Secretary and officers of Board.  


PART III — THE INDUSTRIAL COURT  

11—Establishment and composition of Industrial Court. 

12—Jurisdiction. 

13—Tenure of office of judges of the Industrial Court. 

14—Enforcement of Industrial Court orders. 

15—Remedial powers of the Industrial Court in cases of wrongful dismissal. 

16—Divisions of Industrial Court. 

17—Members of Industrial Court. 

18—Appointment of assessors to Industrial Court. 

19—Officers of Industrial Court. 

20—Powers of Industrial Court. 

21—Rules Board for Industrial Court. 

22—Proceedings of Industrial Court. 

23—Representation before Industrial Court. 

24—Powers to obtain evidence. 

25—Restriction on publication of evidence. 

26—Review of orders of Industrial Court. 

27—Appeals against decision of Industrial Court.  


PART IV — COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY  

28—Establishment of Committee of Inquiry. 

29—Report of Committee of Inquiry.   


PART V — LABOUR ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION  

30—Appointment of Commissioner for Labour, Director of Employment and other officers. 

31―Appointment of Registrar, Deputy Registrar and assistant registrars of trade unions.  

32―Delegation. 

33—Certificate of authority for authorised officer. 

34—Powers of entry to premises by authorised officer. 

35—Powers of labour officer. 

36—Powers of employment officer. 

37—Powers of medical officer. 

38—Obstructing an authorised officer. 

39—Offences by companies, etc. 

40—Evidence. 

41—Confidentiality. 

42—Annual report.  


PART VI — WAGES COUNCIL AND THE FIXING OF WAGES AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE  

43—Establishment of wages councils. 

44—Functions of wages council. 

45—Publication of draft wages order.   

46—Publication of wages order. 

47—Contents of wages order. 

48—Wages orders to constitute minimum terms and conditions of employment. 

49—Power of officers to institute proceedings. 

50—Meaning of remuneration. 

51―Employee waiting for work on employer’s premises. 

52—Employer not to receive premium. 

53—Records and notices. 

54—Criminal liability of agent, employer.    


PART VII — EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES  

55—Registration of employment agencies. 

56—Application for registration. 

57—Duties of persons operating employment agencies. 

58—Powers of employment officers. 

59—Offences. 

60—Regulations.  


PART VIII — MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS  

61—General penalty. 

62—Rules. 

63—Repeal of Cap 229, transitional and savings provision. 

64—Existing laws.  


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Ndegwa, D. (2023). Labour Institutions Act 2007. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/law/labour-institutions-act-2007-2

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