Penalties for Contravening H.P. Climbing / Trekking Porters Act

Today I will walk you through the Section 17 of the Himachal Pradesh (H.P.) Climbing / Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977. This section elaborates on penalties for contravening the act. Who can be penalized? A person who contravenes the provisions A person who tries to contravene the provisions…

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Are Porters Injured During Expeditions Entitled to Compensation?

Yes. Porters injured during expeditions are entitled to compensation. The Section 16 of the Himachal Pradesh Climbing / Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977 specifies provisions for the compensation. The employer shall compensate the porters injured during training and / or employment. The employer shall calculate the compensation based…

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Responsibilities of Expedition Agent during Accidents

Welcome back. Today you will learn the fifteenth section of the Himachal Pradesh Climbing / Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977. By the end of this article, you will understand duties of an expedition agent / manager during accidents. The agent / manager shall immediately provide detailed information on…

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Porter Wage Provisions

The Himachal Pradesh Climbing / Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977 elaborates on porter wage rates and medical facilities in sections 12, 13, and 14. Section 12: Porter Wages The State Government of Himachal Pradesh may notify the following about the porter wages in the gazette: (Section 12-1) Wage…

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8 Reasons to Cancel Registration of Porter

The competent authority may cancel or withdraw certificate of registration of a porter under the following circumstances: (Section 8-1, Himachal Pradesh Climbing / Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977) 1.  A certificate obtained in fraudulent manner (Section 8-1-i) 2. A certificate issued by mistake (Section 8-1-i) 3. If the certifying…

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