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Employment Regulations 1957

1. Citation.

These Regulations may be cited as the Employment Regulations 1957.

2. Interpretation.

In these Regulations—

"extra work" includes overtime work, and work on rest days and holdays;

"the Act" means the Employment Act 1955;

"Register" means a book or separate cards kept by every employer containing the information relating to his employees as required under these Regulations and includes a register required to be maintained under the Internal Security (Regis tration of Labour) Regulations 1960.

3. Exclusion from section 34 of the Act.

A female employee employed by or under any City Council, Municipal Coun cil, Town Council, Town Board or Local Council in the collection or disposal of night soil may work in such undertaking between the hours of ten o'clock in the evening and five o'clock in the morning.

4. Registers to be kept under section 44 of the Act.

The Register kept by every employer under section 44 of the Act shall be in the form set out in the First Schedule to these Regulations.

5. Register.

The Register kept by every employer under section 61 of the Act shall contain the following groups of particulars regarding each employee—

(a) Personal details;

(1) Name;

(2) Sex;

(3) Age (date of birth);

(4) National Registration Identification Card No.;

(5) Employment permit or Immigration Work Pass No. (if applicable) and date of expiry;

(6) Permanent home address;

(7) Occupation or appointment;

(8) Date of commencing employment;

(9) Date of leaving employment;

(10) Amount of termination or lay-off benefits paid and the date ofsuch payment;

(11) The method of computing the termination or lay-off benefits payments;

(b) Details of terms and conditions of employment:

(1) Name of employee and National Registration Identification Card No:

(2) Occupation or appointment;

(3) Wage rates (excluding other allowances);

(4) Other allowances payable and rates;

(5) Rates for overtime work;

(6) Other benefits (including approved amenity and service);

(7) Agreed normal hours of work per day;

(8) Agreed period of notice for termination of employment orwages in lieu;

(9) No. of days entitlement to holidays and annual leave with pay;

(10) Duration of wage period;

(c) Details of wages and allowances earned during the each wage period:

(1) Where pay is calculated by reference to time, that is by the hour,day, week or month:

(i) Rate of pay;

(ii) Total No. of days of normal hours of work during each wage period;

(iii) Total amount of wages for normal hours of work during each wage period;

(iv) Rate of pay per hour for overtime work;

(v) Total No. of hours of overtime work done during each wage period;

(vi) Total amount of overtime wages during each wage period;

(2) Where pay is calculated by reference to work done, that is bypiece, volume or task of work:

(i) Rate of pay per piece, volume or task of work during normal hours of work;

(ii) Total number of piece, volume, or task of work done during normal hours of work in each wage period;

(iii) Total amount of wages earned during normal hours of work in each wage period;

(iv) Rate of pay per piece, volume or task of work done exceeding normal hours of work per day;

(v) Total number of piece, volume or task of work done exceeding normal hours of work in each wage period;

(vi) Total amount of overtime wages earned exceeding normal hours of work in each wage period;

(3) Total number of days work or total number of piece, volume or task of work done on rest days and holidays with pay during each wage period;

(4) Amount of wages paid in lieu of annual leave with pay in each wage period;

(5) Details of other allowances payable during each wage period;

(6) Total amount of wages and allowances earned during each wage period under paragraphs (1) to (5);

(7) Details of advances made during each wage period;

(8) Details of deductions made during each wage period;

(9) Balance of wages and allowances payable at end of each wage period;

(10) Details of holidays, annual and sick leave with pay granted during each wage period;

(11) Date of payment;

(12) Signature of employee;

and the particulars under paragraph (c) shall be brought up-to-date in the Register not later than the 3rd day after the end of each wage period in respect of which the particulars relate.

6. Keeping of Register.

Every employer shall unless otherwise permitted by the Director General keep the Register required to be kept under these Regulations in the office within the place of employment onwhich employees are employed and shall make such Register available for inspection by the Director General as and when required to do so.

7. Employer to make available register for examination.

Every employer shall make available for examination by every employee em ployed by him the Register containing the particulars specified in regulation 5—

(a) in a place within the place of employment to which every employee shall have the right of access for a period sufficient to allow examination thereof by every employee for not more than twice in each wage period;or

(b) in any other manner which the Director General may approve and such particulars shall be in the National Language.

8. Employer to furnish certified copy of particulars under regulation 5(b).

(1) Every employer shall furnish to every employee employed by him on or before the date of his commencing employment and subsequently on any change in the terms and conditions of employment resulting in any change in his wages a certified copy of the particulars as specified in paragraph (b) of regulation 5.

(2) When a collective agreement is currently in force and applicable to an em ployee in the place of employment the employer shall furnish him with a copy of the collective agreement or display permanently, at a conspicuous place acces sible to the employee, in the place of employment a copy of the collective agree ment.

9. Employer to furnish particulars under regulation 5(c).

Every employer shall furnish to every employee employed by him in a sepa rate statement or card the particulars relating to details of wages and other allow ances earned during each wage period as specified in paragraph (c) of regulation 5 on or before the date of payment of wages.

10. Fees.

The fees to be paid for copies of notes of evidence recorded under Part XV of the Act shall be those set out in the Second Schedule to these Regulations.

11. (Omitted— PU(A) 376/76).
12. (Revoked— PU(A) 373/76).
13. {Revoked—PU(A) 375/76).

14. Forms.

The forms prescribed in the Fourth Schedule, with such variation as the cir cumstances of each case require, may be used for the respective purposes therein mentioned.