MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
New Delhi, the 29th March, 2018
The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 28th March, 2018, and is hereby published for general information:—
THE PAYMENT OF GRATUITY (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018
NO. 12 OF 2018
[28th March, 2018.]
An Act further to amend the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—
1. Short title and commencement.
(1) This Act may be called the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
2. Amendment of section 2.
In the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), in section 2, for clause (k), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:—
‘(k) “notification” means a notification published in the Official Gazette and the expression “notified” shall be construed accordingly;’.
3. Amendment of section 2A.
In section 2A of the principal Act, in sub-section (2), in the Explanation, in clause (iv), for the words “twelve weeks”, the words “such period as may be notified by the Central Government from time to time” shall be substituted.
4. Amendment of section 4.
In section 4 of the principal Act, in sub-section (3), for the words “ten lakh rupees”, the words “such amount as may be notified by the Central Government from time to time” shall be substituted.
G. NARAYANA RAJU,
Secretary to the Govt. of India.
List of Recent Gratuity Related Notification
|Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 applicable from 29.03.2018||Notification No. S.O. 1419(E).||29/03/2018|
|Govt. increases maximum gratuity limit to Rs. 20 Lakhs||Notification No. S.O. 1420 (E).||29/03/2018|
|Govt notifies maximum maternity leave of 26 weeks for Gratuity||Notification No. S.O. 1421 (E)||29/03/2018|
|President assents Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018||NO. 12 OF 2018||29/03/2018|