Employees Provident Fund Scheme

Board Of Trustees, Executive Committees


Section 5: Terms of office

(1) The term of office of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and every Trustee of the Central Board referred to in clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) of sub-section (1) of Section 5-A of the Act shall be five years commencing on and from the date on which their appointment is notified in the Official Gazette.

(2) The term of office of the Chairman and every Member of the Executive Committee referred to in clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) of sub-section (2) of Section 5-AA shall be two years and six months commencing on and from the date on which their appointment is notified in the Official Gazette:

(2-A) The term of office of the Chairman and every Member of a Regional Committee referred to in clauses (b), (c) and (d) of sub- paragraph (1) of paragraph 4 shall be three years commencing on and from the date on which their appointment is notified in the Official Gazette.

(2-B) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-paragraphs (1), (2) and (2-A) every Trustee or Member shall continue to hold office until the appointment of his successor is notified in the Official Gazette:
Provided that a Member of the Executive Committee shall cease to hold office when he ceases to be a Member of the Central Board.

(3)A Trustee or a Member referred to in sub-paragraphs (1), (2) and (2-A) appointed to fill a casual vacancy shall hold office for the remaining period of the term of office of the Trustee or Member in whose place he is appointed and shall continue to hold office on the expiry of the term of office until the appointment of his successor is notified in the Official Gazette.

(4) An outgoing trustee or member shall be eligible for re-appointment.