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Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

Related Legislation: EDLIS Scheme, 1976    Employees Pension Scheme, 1995    Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952   


1    Short title, extent and application

2    Definitions

2-A    Establishment to include all departments and branches

3    Power to apply Act to an establishment which has a common provident fund with another establishment

4    Power to add to Schedule I

5    Employees' Provident Fund Schemes

5-A    Central Board

5-AA    Executive Committee

5-B    State Board

5-C    Board of Trustees to be body corporate

5-D    Appointment of officers

5-DD    Acts and proceedings of the Central Board or Its Executive Committee or the State Board not to be invalidated on certain

5-E    Delegation

6    Contributions and matters which may be provided for in Schemes

6-A    Employees' Pension Scheme

6-C    Employees' Deposit-linked Insurance Scheme

6-D    Laying of schemes before Parliament

7    Modification of Scheme

7-A    Determination of moneys due from employers

7-B    Review of orders passed under Section 7-A

7-C    Determination of escaped amount

7-D    Employees' Provident Funds Appellate Tribunal

7-E    Term of office

7-F    Resignation

7-G    Salary and allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Presiding Officer

7-H    Staff of Tribunal

7-I    Appeals to Tribunal

7-J    Procedure of Tribunals

7-K    Right of appellant to take assistance of legal practitioner and of Government, etc., to appoint presenting officers.

7-L    Orders of Tribunal

7-M    Filling up of vacancies

7-N    Finality of orders constituting a Tribunal

7-O    Deposit of amount due, on filing appeal

7-P    Transfer of certain applications to Tribunals

7-Q    Interest payable by the employer

8    Mode of recovery of moneys due from employers

8-A    Recovery of moneys by employers and contractors

8-B    Issue of certificate to the Recovery Officer

8-C    Recovery Officer to whom certificate Is to be forwarded

8-D    Validity of certificate and amendment thereof

8-E    Stay of proceedings under certificate and amendment or withdrawal thereof

8-F    Other modes of recovery

8-G    Application of certain provisions of Income-Tax Act

9    Fund to be recognised under Act 11 of 1922

10    Protection against attachment

11    Priority of payment of contributions over other debts

12    Employer not to reduce wages, etc

13    Inspectors

14    Penalties

14-A    Offences by companies

14-AA    Enhanced punishment in certain cases after previous conviction

14-AB    Certain offences to be cognizable

14-AC    Cognizance and trial of offences

14-B    Power to recover damages

14-C    Power of court to make orders

15    Special provisions relating to existing provident funds

16    Act not to apply to certain establishments

16-A    Authorising certain employers to maintain provident fund accounts

17    Power to exempt

17-A    Transfer of accounts.

17-AA    Act to have effect notwithstanding anything contained in Act 31 of 1956.

17-B    Liability in case of transfer of establishment

18    Protection of action taken In good faith

18-A    Presiding Officer and other officers to be public servants

19    Delegation of powers

20    Power of Central Government to give directions

21    Power to make rules

22    Power to remove difficulties