The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 notified

Mar 30, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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General Compliance

Parliament on receiving the assent of the Hon’ble President has notified the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 further amending the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. Vide this amendment-

·       The total period of maternity leave in the case of a female employee has been increased to 26 weeks from 12 weeks.

·       The amount of gratuity payable to an employee has been increased from Rs. 10 Lakhs to Rs. 20 Lakhs.

This notification shall come into force w.e.f. March 29, 2018

[S.O. 1419(E)] [S.O. 1420 (E)] [S.O. 1421 (E)]



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