There is no time-limit prescribed in the Act for referring a dispute for adjudication and it is competent for the Government to refer a dispute for adjudication at any time. The words
Looking to the purpose, aim and object of the Act, no reference can be generally questioned on the ground of delay alone. Even in a case the delay is shown to be existing, the Labour Court dealing with the case can appropriately mould the relief by declining to grant back wages to the workman till date he raised the demand regarding his illegal dismissal. The Labour Court may also in appropriate cases direct the payment of part of the back wages instead of full back wages.
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