Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department issues draft Amendments to Tamil Nadu Maternity Benefit Rules, 1967

Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department issues draft Amendments to Tamil Nadu Maternity Benefit Rules, 1967

December 5, 2017 Industries, LAB, Tamil Nadu 0

The Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department has issued Draft Amendments to the Tamil Nadu Maternity Benefit Rules, 1967 (“Principal Rules”) thereby proposing to revise the Principal Rules.

The Department has invited objections and suggestions from any person within a period of 3 months starting November 8, 2017 addressed to the Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department, Fort St. George, Chennai-600 009 through the Commissioner of Labour, Chennai-600 006.

Key implications of the Draft Amendment Rule:

 

Principal Rules Draft Amendments Implications

 

Rule 16(1): Annual Returns

 

The employer of every establishment shall on or before 31stday of January in every year submit to the inspector returns in Form K giving information as to the particulars specified in respect of the preceding year.

 

Provided that no annual return in Form K need be sent by an employer, if a combined annual return in Form no. 22 as required in clause (2) of Rule 100 of the Tamil Nadu Factories Rules, 1950 is furnished.

Rule 16(1): Annual Returns

 

The employer of every establishment shall on or before 31stday of January in every year submit to the inspector returns in Form K giving information as to the particulars specified in respect of the preceding year.

 

Provided that no annual return in Form K need be sent by an employer, if a combined annual return in Form no. 22 as required in clause (2) of Rule 100 of the Tamil Nadu Factories Rules, 1950 is furnished.

 

Provided further that no annual return in Form K need be sent by an employer, if:

 

(a) a combined annual return in Form No. XIII as required in rule 42 of the Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments

Rules, 1959 is furnished; or

 

(b) a combined annual return in 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 is furnished; or

 

(c) a combined annual return in Form No. 28 as required in rule 83 of the Tamil Nadu Plantations Rules, 1955 is furnished; or

 

(d) a combined annual return in Form No. XIX as required in rule 43 of the Tamil Nadu Motor Transport Workers Rules, 1965 is furnished.

The Draft Amendments seek to add a second proviso to Rule 16(1) of the Principal Rules for exempting employers of establishments from filing Annual Returns in Form K if they are filing any of the below-mentioned combined Annual Returns:

 

i.              Combined Annual Return in Form XIII as required under the Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments Rules, 1959.

 

ii.             Combined Annual Return in Form XII as required under the Tamil Nadu Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Rules, 1968.

 

iii.            Combined Annual Return in Form 28 as required under the Tamil Nadu Plantations Rules, 1955.

 

iv.           Combined Annual Return in Form XIX as required under the Tamil Nadu Motor Transport Workers Rules, 1965.

 

Please refer to page 2 of the hyperlinked document for the Draft Amendments.

Source: Tamil Nadu Gazette

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