A draft amendment of the Factory Act, 2535 B.E. (1992 A.D.) (“the Amendment”), was approved by the National Legislative Assembly on 26 February 2019. After the Draft is approved by His Majesty the King, it will be published in the Royal Gazette and become effective 180 days later.
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18 April 2019
The key differences between the current Factory Act and new Amendment are summarized below:
- The Amendment applies to any factory licence which was issued before the Amendment became effective and applies until the factory ceases operations or its licence is revoked.
- The Amendment applies to applications and notifications which were submitted before the Amendment became effective and which are currently being considered.