Procedure for Registration of Trade Union PDF Print Email
1.   

Any group of seven or more persons can form a Trade Union.

2.   

No Trade Union of the workmen shall be registered unless at least 10% or 100, which ever is less, persons engaged or employed in the Establishment or industry with which it is connected are the members of such trade union on the date of making of application for registration.

3.   

A registered Trade Union of workmen shall at all times continue to have not less than ten per cent, or one hundred of the workmen, whichever is less, subject to a minimum of seven, engaged or employed in an establishment or industry with which it is connected, as its members.

4.   

The minimum age limit for membership of a Trade Union is 18 years unless the rules of a particular trade union provide for higher age limit.

5.   

For being an office bearer the person has to be above 18 years of age.

6.   

Every application for registration of a Trade union shall be made in (Form A) appended to the Trade Unions Act 1926 before the Registrar of Trade Unions and shall be accompanied by a copy of Rules of the trade union and a statement giving following particulars.

 
(a) Names, occupations and address of the members making application.
(b) The name of the Trade union and the address of its lead Office.
(c)

The titles, names, ages addresses and occupations of the (office bearers) of the trade union as per format given in Form A appended to the Trade Unions Act 1926.

In addition, the following documents are required to be submitted along with the application form:-

•  Photocopy of Minutes Book

•  Photocopy of Membership Forms

•  Photocopy of Membership Register

•  Specimen of Cash Receipt

•  Specimen of Cash Expenditure Voucher

•  Photocopy of Cash Book

•  Two Copies of constitution incorporating all items as prescribed in (Scheduled II) of the Trade Unions Act, 1926 (Annexure A)

•  Photocopy of Service/Employment Proof of all members of union

•  Affidavit from General Secretary of Union in prescribed format ( Annexure –B)

•  N.O.C. from the owner for Union office.

•  Duly paid Treasurery Challan of RS.25/-( Registration fee) in the S.B.I. Old Sectt. Branch, Delhi-54 under the head “ Labour & Employment-Receipts under Labour Law to Registration of Trade Union”.

• (Schedule III) (Where a trade union is in existence for more than a year bfore making an application to the Registrar the application should be accompanied by a general statement of assets and liabilities of the trade union as Form A appended to the Trade Unions Act 1926)