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Section 24 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947 Bare Act & Notes

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Section 24 of Industrial Disputes Act 1947

Illegal Strikes and lock-outs

It provides that a strike or a lock-out shall be illegal if it is commenced or declared in contravention of section 22 or section 23. It provides that in case the strike has commenced and is in existence at the time of the reference to a board, then in such case, the continuance of such strike or lock-out shall not be considered to be illegal. Further, in case, a strike is declared in consequence of an illegal lockout or vice-versa then such shall not be deemed to be illegal. 


An employee went on a strike without giving prior notice as has been provided under section 23. In such a case, the strike commenced shall be illegal under the provisions of the provided section of the act. 

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