Bonded Labor System (Abolition) Act, 1976
19. PUNISHMENT FOR OMISSION OR FAILURE TO RESTORE POSSESSION OF PROPERTY TO BONDED LABOURERS. –
Whoever, being required by this Act to restore any property to the possession of any bonded laborer, omits or fails to do so, within a period of thirty days from the commencement of this Act, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both; and, out of the fine, if recovered, payment shall be made to the bonded laborer at the rate of rupees five for each day during which possession of the property was not restored to him.