1). The Certifying Officer after receipt of the draft standing orders from the employer shall forward a copy of the draft standing orders to the recognized trade union of the establishment seeking submission of objection to the draft standing orders if any.
2). After giving an opportunity to the employer and the trade union or the workers’ representative, the Certifying Officer certifies the draft standing orders after making any modifications/additions in the draft standing orders on consideration of the representations made by the workmen and employers.
3). The standing orders come into operation on the expiry of 30 days from the date on which the authenticated copies of the standing orders are forwarded to the employer and the workmen by the certifying officer.
4). These standing orders contain the conditions of employment, which will be binding on the employer and the workmen from the date when they become operational.
5). Any modifications to the certified standing orders can be effected with the agreement of the employer and the workmen only after an agreement to that effect is filed with the Certifying Officer and such modification is taken on record by the Certifying Officer.
6). Until the Certifying Officer duly certifies the standing orders of a particular industrial establishment, the model standing orders published under the Act will automatically become applicable to every industrial establishment.