Section 16


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Maximum working hours, overtime, weekly rest and leave

Section 16 sets out a maximum of 8 daily working hours, or 40 maximum weekly hours. This provision requires a minimum of one day off as weekly holiday every week.

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Section 16. Working Hours: No worker or employee shall be deployed in work for more than eight hours per day or forty eight hours per week and they shall be provided one day as weekly holiday for every week.

Law / Nepal / Labour Act, 1992

This Act provides for the rights of labourers, including their rights to remuneration, maximum working hours, safety and clean facilities within the workplace.