The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 notified

Mar 30, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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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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