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. THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]      .
. CHAPTER VI, Working Hours of Adults .

56. Spread-over 

The period of work of an adult worker in a factory shall be so arranged  that  inclusive of his intervals for rest under section 55, they shall not spreadover more than ten and a half hours in any day: 

Provided that the Chief Inspector may, for reasons to be specified  in writing,  increase the  90[spreadover up to twelve hours.] 


90. Sub-sec.(2) of sec.55 added by Act 25 of 1954



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