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ELIGIBILITY

11 When does an employee forfeit gratuity ?


If the services of such employee have been terminated for his riotous or disorderly conduct or any other act of violence on his part, or if the service of such employee have been terminated for any act which constitutes an offense involving moral turpitude, provided that such offense is committed by him in the course of his employment.
12 When does an employee forfeit gratuity ?


If the services of such employee have been terminated for his riotous or disorderly conduct or any other act of violence on his part, or if the service of such employee have been terminated for any act which constitutes an offense involving moral turpitude, provided that such offense is committed by him in the course of his employment.
13 What if an employee completes 4 years & 6 months of service, is he eligible for Gratuity?

No, but where an employee has completed 4 years & 240 days of continuous service in the 5th year he is eligible
14 What if an employee completes 4 years & 6 months of service, is he eligible for Gratuity?

No, but where an employee has completed 4 years & 240 days of continuous service in the 5th year he is eligible
15 What if an employee expires before completing 5 years of continuous service ?

In case the employee expires before completing 5 years, gratuity should be paid to the nominee of the deceased employee provided the employee has completed a year of service.
16 What if an employee expires before completing 5 years of continuous service ?

In case the employee expires before completing 5 years, gratuity should be paid to the nominee of the deceased employee provided the employee has completed a year of service.

MISC

17 Does a company have to insure itself against its gratuity liability?

While there is no statutory provision, it makes sense to have an insurance/other scheme in place to ensure you are fully funded against your gratuity liabilities.
18 Does a company have to insure itself against its gratuity liability?

While there is no statutory provision, it makes sense to have an insurance/other scheme in place to ensure you are fully funded against your gratuity liabilities.
19 Is a retrenched employee entitled to gratuity?

Yes, a retrenched employee is also entitled to gratuity.
20 Is a retrenched employee entitled to gratuity?

Yes, a retrenched employee is also entitled to gratuity.
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