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Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952

Related Legislation: PF Act, 1952   

ABOUT THE ACT

Objectives:

The Employees Provident Fund Scheme under the Employees Provident Fund Act, the scheme lays down the amount and manner of employer and employee contributions to a Provident Fund.


Applicability

The Employees Provident Fund Scheme applies to all factories and establishments to which the Employees Provident Fund Act applies.


Applicability of Parent Act

The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act extends to whole of India except State of Jammu and Kashmir. The Act Applies to industries specified in Schedule I employing 20 or more persons and any other class of establishments employing 20 or more persons notified by the Government. The Government may apply the Act to establishments employing less than 20 people. Employees covered under the act include contract labour but exclude apprentices, trainees, directors, working partners, domestic servants and contractors. Establishments can seek exemption from any or all the provisions of the act.


Related Sections Of The Act

Para 1:  Short title and application
Para 1:  Short title and application
Para 26:  Classes of employees entitled and required to join the Fund.
Para 26:  Classes of employees entitled and required to join the Fund.
Para 27:  Exemption of an employee
Para 27:  Exemption of an employee
Para 27-A:  Exemption of a class of employees
Para 27-A:  Exemption of a class of employees

Related Schedules

Form 1 -   Para 27 : Exemption from Operation of the Scheme
Form 1 -   Para 27 : Exemption from Operation of the Scheme