KARACHI: Under Factory Act 1934, the owner will have to pay only Rs.500 in penalty over negligence in the protection of workers, Geo News reported.
Changes had been made in the Factory Act 1934, promulgated in British rule but it was not completely changed.
The Act further says that if the factory owner commits negligence second time, the penalty will be Rs. 750 and the penalty will be increased to Rs.1,000 in third time.
According to the analysts, there is need to further amend this law so that the factory owners ensure safety rules.