Section 3 of the Act contains following rules in regard to the submission of draft standing orders:
1). Within six months from the date on which this Act becomes applicable to an industrial establishment, the employer shall submit to the Certifying Officer five copies of the draft standing orders proposed by him for adoption in his industrial establishment.
2). Provision shall be made in such draft for every matter set out in the Schedule which may be applicable to the industrial establishment and where model standing orders have been prescribed, shall be, so far as is practicable, in conformity with such model.
3). The draft standing orders submitted under this section shall be accompanied by a statement giving prescribed particulars of the workmen employed in the industrial establishment including the name of the trade union, if any, to which they belong.
4). Subject to such conditions as may be prescribed, a group of employers in similar industrial establishments may submit a joint draft of standing orders under this section.