Punjab Labour Welfare Fund (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2019

Apr 08, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Government of Haryana has published Punjab Labour Welfare Fund (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2019, to further amend the Punjab Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1965.

Section 9A(1) of the Punjab Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1965, has been substituted, namely:

Existing Para: 

Sub-section: (1) Every employee shall contribute ten rupees 3 per month to the Fund and every employer shall, in respect of each such employee, contribute twenty rupees 3 per month to the Fund Explanation – For the purpose of Sub-Section (1), “employee” means an employee on the register of an establishment on the last working day of the month.

Amended Para:

Sub-section (1) Each employee shall contribute to the Fund every month an amount equal to zero point two percent of his salary or wages or any remuneration subject to a limit of rupees twenty-five and each employer in respect of each such employee shall contribute to the Fund every month, twice the amount contributed by such employee: Provided that the limit specified above shall be indexed annually to the consumer price index beginning from first of January each year. Explanation: For the purposes of sub-section (1), “employee” means an employee on the register of an establishment on the last working day of the month.’. 

[Notification No. Leg.18/2019]

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