Penal Provisions

 

 

Act/Sec.

(1)

Offender

(2)

Offence

(3)

Imprisonment

(4)

Fine

(5)

14(1)

Whoever

 Avoiding payment or Of enabling any Other person to avoid payment Under the Act/ Schemes,knowingly makes or causes to be made any false statement or representation

Extended one year

Rs.5000/- or

with both

 

 

 

14(1A)

An

Employer

Contravention or Default In payment of Contribution Payable under Sec.6, Non-payment of inspection charges payable in A/c No.2 and Non- payment Of Adm. Charges payable in A/c.No.2.

Extended to three Years (a) Not less Than one year for Non remittance of Employees’ share Of contribution deducted. (b) Not less than 6 months (in any other case) 

Rs.10000/-

Rs. 5000/-

 

 

 

14(1B)

An

Employer

Contravention or Default

In payment of EDLI  Contribution payable in A/c.No.21, EDLI Adm. Charges payable in A/c.No.22 and Inspection charges payable in A/c.No.22

Extended to one year but shall not be  less than 6 months (Proviso common to Sec. 14(1A) and 14 (1B) provides that the Court may for any adequate &  special reasons to be recorded in the

judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a lesser term).

And also fine extended to Rs.5000/-

14(2)

Any

person

Contravention or default in complying with any of the Provisions of the three Schemes

May extend to one

year

Or with the fine which may extend to  Rs.4000/- or with both

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14(2A)

Whoever

Contravention of default in complying with any provisions of the Act or any conditions subject to which exemption was granted under Sec.17 (If no other penalty is elsewhere provided under the Act).

Extend to 6 months

And also fine

Extend to

 

 

 

(but not less than one month).

 

Rs.5000/-

 

 

 

Having been convicted by a court  of an offence punishable under the Act Schemes, commits the same Offence under the Act/ Schemes

Extend to 5 years but not be less  than two years

And fine of Rs.25000/-

 

14AA

Whoever

 

 

 

 

14C

An

Convicted of an offence in default in the payment of EPF/ EPS/EDLI contributions of non- transfer of previous PF Accumulations either on account of coverage or an Account of cancellation of Exemption and ordered to Pay the contributions or transfer the accumulations within stipulated period and failure to pay or transfer the amount as directed by the Court

Imprisonment as Provided under Sec.14 of the Act, as relevant to the offences committed.

And also fine Extended to one hundred Rupees for every day, after Expiry on which the Court Order has not been compiled with.

 

 

Employer