ABSTRACT OF GRAUTITY THE ACT AND RULES

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FORM ‘U’ ABSTRACT OF THE ACT AND RULES   1.   Extent the Act.—The Act extends to the whole of India:       Provided that in so far as it relates to plantations a ports, it shall not extent to the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Section 1(2).   2.      To whom the Act Applies.— The Act… Read more »

Gratuity cannot be forfeited for an act involving moral turpitude which is not in the course of employment

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In Vithal Rangnath Darekar Vs New India Insurance Company Ltd [2012 LLR 1027], the Bombay High Court has ruled that the right to receive gratuity is a statutory right and the gratuity cannot be forfeited due to conviction by criminal court for an offence (ie, kidnapping a girl) since such act does not come under… Read more »