Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955
13A. Power of Government to fix interim rates of wages. -
(1)Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, where the Central Government is of opinion that it is necessary so to do, it may, after consultation with the Board, by notification in the official Gazette, fix interim rates of wages in respect of working journalists.
(2)Any interim rates of wages so fixed shall be binding on all employers, in relation to newspaper establishments and every worked, journalist 'shall be entitled to be paid wages at a rate which shall, in no case, be less than the interim rates of wages fixed under sub-section (1).
(3)Any interim rates of wages fixed under sub-section (1) shall remain in force until the order of the Central Government under Sec. 12 comes into operation.