|.||THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]||.|
|.||CHAPTER IX, Special Provisions||.|
85. Power to apply the Act to certain premises
(1) The ![State] Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette,declare that all or any of the provisions of this Act shall apply to any place wherein a manufacturing process is carried on with or without the aid of power or is so ordinarily carried, on notwithstanding that :-
(2) After a place is so declared, it shall be deemed to be a factory for the purposes of this Act, and the owner shall be deemed to be the occupier, and any person working therein, a worker.
Explanation: For purposes of this section "owner" shall include lessee or mortgagee with possession of the premises.
! Subs. for "Provincial" by the Adaptn. of Laws Order, 1950