Tamil Nadu Labour Department exempts filing of Annual Return by employer as per the Maternity Benefit Rules, if combined returns are filed under specified labour laws; effective 28.11.2018
The Labour and Employment Department, Government of Tamil Nadu has issued amendments to the Tamil Nadu Maternity Benefit Rules, 1967 (“Rules”), by way of a notification dated 28th November, 2018.
This is effective 28th November, 2018.
As per the amendment, a new sub rule 16(1) has been inserted which states that no annual return in Form K i.e. Filing an Annual Return will be required to be filed by the employer if the employer furnishes a combined annual return in:
- Form No. XIII as required in rule 42 of the Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments Rules, 1959 or,
- Form No. XII as required in sub-rule (ii) of rule 35 of the Tamil Nadu Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Rules, 1968 or,
- Form No. 28 as required in rule 83 of the Tamil Nadu Plantations Labour Rules, 1955 or,
- Form No. XIX as required in rule 43 of the Tamil Nadu Motor Transport Workers’ Rules, 1965.