COAL MINES (FIXATION OF RATES OF WAGES) ORDINANCE, 1960
Ordinance No. XXXIX of 1960
30th September, 1960
An Ordinance to provide for the fixation of rates of wages in respect of labour employed in coal mines and for matters connected therewith.
Whereas it is expedient to provide for the fixation of rates of wages in respect of labour employed in coal mines and for matters connected therewith.
Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance :—
1. Short title, extent and commencement. — (1) This Ordinance may be called the Coal Mines (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Ordinance, 1960.
(2) It extends to the whole of West Pakistan.
(3) It shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions : In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,—
(a) “ Coal mine “ means any excavation where any operation for the purpose of searching for, or obtaining, coal or coke has been or is being carried on, and includes all works, machinery, tramways and sidings, whether above or below ground, in, or adjacent to, or belonging to, a coal mine :