The Payment of Salaries and Allowances (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

May 05, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Governor of Kerala on April 30, 2020, issues the Payment of Salaries and Allowances (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 to further amend the Payment of Salaries and Allowances Act, 1951 in order to manage and control the situation due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The amendments are as follows:-

 The salary, dearness allowance and the constituency allowance payable to the Ministers, Leader of the Opposition and the Chief Whip shall be reduced by thirty percent for a period of one year commencing from April 01, 2020.

 The salary, dearness allowance and the constituency allowance payable to the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly shall be reduced by thirty percent for a period of one year commencing from April 01, 2020.

 The fixed allowance and the constituency allowance payable to the Members of the Legislative Assembly shall be reduced by thirty percent for a period of one year commencing from April 01, 2020.

 Payable to the Members of the Legislative Assembly shall be reduced by thirty percent for a period of one year commencing from April 01, 2020.

 The information allowance and sumptuary allowance payable to the Members of the Legislative Assembly shall be reduced by thirty percent for a period of one year commencing from April 01, 2020.

[Ordinance No. 29 of 2020]


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