Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules

Section 6: Complaint of Sexual Harassment

For the purpose of sub-section (2) of Section 9,

(i) where the aggrieved woman is unable to make a complaint on account of her physical incapacity, a complaint may be filed by - 

(a) her relative or friend; or
(b) her coworker or·
(c) an officer of the National Commission for Women or State Womens Commission; or
(d) any person who has knowledge of the incident, with the written consent of the aggrieved woman;

(ii) where the aggrieved woman is unable to make a complaint on account of her mental incapacity,  a complaint may be filed by-

(a) her relative of friend; or
(b) a special educator; or
(c) a qualified psychiatrist or psychologist; or
(d) the guardian or authority under whose care she is receiving treatment or care; or
(e) any person who has knowledge of the incident jointly with her relative or friend or a special educator or qualified psychiatrist or psychologist, or guardian or authority under whose care she is receiving treatment or care;

(iii) where the aggrieved woman for any other reason is unable to make a complaint, a complaint may be filed by any person who has knowledge of the incident, with her written consent;

(iv) where the aggrieved woman is dead, a complaint may be filed by any person who has knowledge of the incident, with the written consent of her legal heir.