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HC directs Labour Commissioner to look into regulating placement agencies

The Delhi High Court has directed the Secretary-cum-Labour Commissioner of the AAP government to personally look into regulating the functioning of private placement agencies and ensuring compliance of a previous direction to register them so as to check human trafficking. Justice A K Chawla directed the Delhi government to comply with the September 30, 2014 order of the division bench within eight weeks and then submit the action taken report signed by an officer not below the rank of additional labour commissioner. The affidavit on ATR is to be filed within 10 weeks, failing which the incumbent additional commissioner has to remain present before the court on the next date, January 9, 2020, the court said in its Tuesday order, made available on Wednesday. The court was hearing the contempt petition by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) alleging that there was a complete wilful disobedience and non-compliance of the court s September 30, 2014 order for regulating the functioning of ..

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