|.||THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]||.|
|.||CHAPTER VI, Working Hours of Adults||.|
52. Weekly holidays
(1) No adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in a factory on first day of the week (hereinafter referred to as the said day), unless -
(a) he has or will have holiday for whole day on one of three days immedia- tely before or after the said day, and
(b) the manager of the factory has, before said day or the substituted day under clause (a), whichever is earlier :-
(2) Notices given under sub-section (1) may be canceled by a notice delivered at the office of the Inspector and a notice displayed in the factory not later than the day before the said day or the holiday to be cancelled, whichever is earlier. (3) Where, in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1), any worker works on the said day and has had a holiday on one of the three days immediately before it, that said day shall, for the purpose of calculating his weekly hours of work, be included in the preceding week.