Section No : Legislative Enactments ALLOWANCES TO PLANTATION WORKERSMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Allowances to Plantation Workers Act, No. 72 of 1981, and shall come into operation on such date as may be appointed by the Minister by Order published in the Gazette (hereinafter referred to as the " appointed date ").2. Competent authority. 3. Application of this Act. 4. Provisions of the Wages Boards Ordinance to apply in case of certain allowances. 5. Minister to specify allowance. 6. This Act to have force and effect notwithstanding anything in any other written law. 7. Maintenance of records by employers. 8. Power of competent authority. 9. Failure to pay sum due to workers. 10. Certain laws not to apply to workers to whom this Act applies. 11. Regulations. 12. Interpretation.