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What is the rate of wages prescribed under the act for overtime work?

When any employee is required to work overtime, i.e. in excess of the limit of hours of work, he/she must be paid for a such work at double the rate of his ordinary wages. The limit of hours of work for the purpose of calculating overtime is 9 hours in any day and 48 hours in any week. Limit for working overtime shall not exceed three hours and the employer may for the purpose of the work beyond the said overtime hours, engage additional number of employees.

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