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This Act provides for the registration of Trade Unions and in certain respects to define the law relating to Registered Trade Unions.
This Act provides elaborate provisions for registration of Trade Unions and cancellation thereof and deals with the rights, liabilities and immunities of Trade Union. This Act also provides for creation and utilisation of general fund and political fund. However, there is no provision in the Act to grant recognition for a Trade Union. In Tamil Nadu, the Code of Discipline, 1958 provides the procedure for recognition of Trade Union.
According to the provisions of this Act, No Trade Union of workmen shall be registered unless atleast 10% or one hundred of the workmen whichever is less engaged or employed in the Establishment or Industry.
The Regional Deputy Commissioners of Labour are functioning as Registrar of Trade Unions.