New Delhi, the 24th January, 2017

G.S.R. 67(E).—In exercise of powers conferred by section 5, read with sub-section 1 of section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following scheme further to amend the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, namely:—

1. Short title and commencement.-

(1) The scheme may be called the Employees’ Provident Funds (Second Amendment) Scheme, 2017.

(2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952 in paragraph 5, for sub-paragraph (4), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“(4) An outgoing Trustee or Member shall be eligible for re-appointment as member of the Central Board or the Regional Committee, as the case may be, for a maximum of not more than two terms:

Provided that the limitation mentioned above shall not apply to an official trustee or member:

Provided further that a non-official member who has already completed two or more terms of the Central Board or the Regional Committee, as the case maybe, may continue his present term subject to the provisions of the Scheme.”,

[F. No. S-35012/8/2016-SS-11]

R. K. GUPTA,41t, Secy.

Note : The principal scheme was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number S.R.O. 1509, dated the 2nd September, 1952 and was lastly amended vide number G.S.R. 6(E), dated the 4th January, 2017.


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