G.S.R. 1139(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 37 of the
Apprentices Act, 1961 (52 of 1961), the Central Government, after consulting the Central Apprenticeship
Council, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, namely:—
1. (1) These rules may be called the Apprenticeship (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2017.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992,–
(i) in rule 7, after sub-rule (1), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely : –
“(1A) The period of apprenticeship training in the case of trade apprentices referred to in
clause (aa) of section 6 of the Act, shall be as specified in Schedule-I-B.”;