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Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2018


As per notification published in the official gazette dated 30th January 2018, the Government of Tamil Nadu has amended The Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972. Currently the Act defines that a person who being employed in a supervisory capacity earning wages exceeding three thousand and five hundred rupees per mensem would be excluded from the coverage of the Act. The amendment now states that any person in a supervisory capacity drawing wages exceeding fifteen thousand rupees per mensem will be excluded from the coverage of the Act. The State Government shall by separate notification release the effective dates for the Act



State
Name of the Act
New Section
Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972. Rules 1973
In section 2 of the Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972, in clause
(b), in sub-clause (i), in item (b),




Ceiling limit In 1997
Ceiling limit Amendment 2018

3500/Month
15000/Month

Tamil Nadu Act 36 of
1972)
Tamil Nadu Act 36 of
1972) Amendment - 2018

Excludes persons in supervisory category, drawing wages exceeding three thousand and
five hundred rupees per Month
Many supervisory staff are excluded from the purview of the above Act. The Government have, therefore, decided to bring more number of workers under the purview of the said Tamil Nadu Act 36 of 1972 and to amend section 2(b)(i)(b) of the said Tamil Nadu Act 36 of 1972 suitably so as to enhance the ceiling limit of wages to fifteen thousand rupees per Month.

Notification :- The Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act 2018