FIRST SCHEDULE- FORM – G
53. Register of leave with wages –
(1) The owner, agent or manager of every mine shall maintain in respect of every employee thereof a record of leave with wages in Form G and H;
Provided that if the Chief Inspector or an Inspector is of opinion that any muster roll or register maintained in accordance with any other rules for the time being in force contains all the particulars required for the observance of the provisions contained in Chapter VII of the Act, he may, by order in writing, permit the maintenance of such muster roll or register in place of the registers in forms G and H;
Provided further that in the case of a mine exempted under section 56, the Chief Inspector or an Inspector may permit the maintenance or records of leave with wages in such manner as he may approve by order in writing.]
(2) The register mentioned in sub – rule (1) shall be preserved for a period of two years after the last entry in them has been made and shall not be destroyed even after the expiry of that period unless it has been certified by an Inspector that the leave account therein has been properly transferred to the new registers.