THE UTTAR PRADESH ESSENTIAL SERVICES MAINTENANCE

(AMENDMENT) ACT, 19831  

[U.P. ACT No . 24 OF 1983]

                [Passed in Hindi by the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on September 5. 1983 and by the Uttar Pradesh legislative Assembly on September 9 1983.

                Received the assent of the Governor on September 20, 1983 under article 200 of the Constitution of India and was published in the Uttar Pradesh Gazette Extraordinary dated Sept. 23 , 1983]

AN ACT

Further to amend the Uttar Pradesh Essential Services Maintenance

Act, 1966

                It is hereby enacted in the Thirty- Fourth Year of the Republic of India as follows.

                1.  (1) This Act may be called the Uttar Pradesh essential Services Maintenance (Amendment) Act 1983.

                     (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on July 2, 1983

                2.   In section 2 of the Uttar Pradesh Essential Services Maintenance Act. 1966 hereinafter referred to as the principal Act, in clause (a) after sub- clause

                 (iii) the following sub- clauses shall be inserted namely –

                “(iv) any service in connection with the U.P. State  Co- operative Land Development Bank or any other State Level  Co- operative Society mentioned  in clause (a -4) of section 2 of the Uttar Pradesh Co- operative Societies Act, 1965 or its member co- operative societies registered under the said Act;

                (v) any service in connection with any Government Company in which not less than fifty- one per cent paid up share capital  is held by the State Government or any other statutory  body (by whatever name called )established or constituted by or under any Uttar Pradesh   Act.

                (vi)  any other service  connected with matters with respect to which State Legislature has power to make laws and which the State Government being of opinion that stakes therein would prejudicially affect the maintenance of  any public utility service, the public safety or the maintenance of supplies and services necessary for the life of the community or would result in the  infliction of great hardship on the community may by notification declare to be essential service  for the purpose of the Act”

                3. (1) The Uttar Pradesh Essential Services Maintenance (Amendment) Ordinance 1983 is hereby repealed.

                (2) Notwithstanding such repeal anything done or any action taken under the provisions of the principal Act as amended by the Ordinance referred to in sub- section (1) shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of the principal Act as amended by this Act. as if the provisions of this Act were in force at all material times

1.             For Statement of Object and Reasons see U.P. Gazette Extraordinary dated Sept 3, 1983