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LL. M. ( Semester - III ),University Of Pune Question Paper,LW - 308 : LAW RELATING TO SOCIAL SECURITY AND WAGES,2010 Question Paper

University Of Pune Question Paper
LL. M. ( Semester - III ) Examination - 2010
(New Course)
Time : 3 Hours] [Max. Marks : 60
Instructions :
(1) Attempt any four questions.
(2) All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1) “The employees are entitled to minimum wage at all times and under all
circumstances. An employer who cannot pay minimum wage has no right
to engage labour and no justification to run industry.” Critically examine
this statement in the light of historical background, objectives, applicability
of the Act and Supreme Court Judgments.
Q.2) Social Security is a necessary phenomenon of a Welfare State. The ideal
of social security is prevalent in the Constitution. It is an important
objective to be achieved in Democratic Polity. Examine in the light of
Directive Principles of the State Policy relating to Right to adequate means
of livelihood, old age sickness and disablement and maternity relief.
Q.3) “If personal injury is caused to a workman by an accident ‘arising out
of and in the course of an employment’ the employer is liable to pay
compensation.” Critically examine above statement in the light of judicial
interpretation and objectives of Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923.
Q.4) “The object of the Payment of Bonus Act being to maintain peace and
harmony between labour and capital by allowing workers to share prosperity
of the establishment and prescribing maximum and minimum rates of bonus
together with the scheme of ‘Set off’ and ‘Set on’ not only secures right
of the labour to share in the profits but also ensures a reasonable degree
of uniformity.” Explain in the light of historical background and objectives
of the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965.
Q.5) Critically evaluate the provisions of the Employee’s State Insurance Act,
1948 and Employee’s Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act,
1952 as a measure to achieve social justice and welfare of the workers
by conferring several benefits and providing security.
Q.6) Explain origin and development of the Labour Welfare and Social Security
Concepts in England and U.S.A. with special reference to Workmen’s
Compensation Laws.
Q.7) Explain Concept of ‘Wage’ and briefly narrate Theories of Wages.
Q.8) Write notes : (Any Two)
(a) Employer’s Duty to Determine and Pay Gratuity
(b) Worker’s Participation in Management
(c) National Wage Policy
(d) Role of Trade Unions
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