Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) - Special Provisions of ESIC Act – Employers and Employees

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Special Provisions of ESIC Act – Employers and Employees

Special Provisions for Safeguarding the Interest of Employees

Special Provisions ESI Act
Benefits received by Insured Person- Not assigned or attachableSec 60
Bar on benefits under other enactmentsSec 61
No reduction of wages during sicknessSec 72
No termination/Dismissal/Discharge/ Reduction during sicknessSec 73
Medical Board- Medical appeal tribunal employees’ Insurance CourtSec 54-A

Appeal can be filed within 3 months but this period can be extended.

Panel of Medical Appeal Tribunal

The panel of Medical Appeal Tribunal consists of:

  • Judicial member
  • Doctor of concerned speciality
  • Labour Leader

Return of Contribution is required to be submitted by the Employer.

No contribution by employee if wages less than Rs. 50/- per day

Other ProvisionsESI Act
Punishment for false statement by Insured PersonSec 84
Establishment of E.I. CourtSec 74
Submission of Return of ContributionSec 44
Provision for Prosecution for Non-submissionSec 85
EVERY 6 MONTHS
FOR HALF YEAR ENDING 31ST MARCH12 MAY
FOR HALF YEAR ENDING 30TH SEPTEMBER11 NOV
Liability of Transferee – Joint & SeverallySec 93-A
Restricted to the value of Assets
Repayment of Benefits improperly receivedSec 70
Recovery of Employees’ share of contribution by Reduction from his wage and not otherwise- Shall relate to the period or part of the period in respect of which contribution is payable – AND Shall not be in excess of the sum representing the Employees’ Contribution for the periodSec 40
Power of Central Govt. to give directionsSec 92
Provision for Prosecution

For non/delayed payment of contribution, non-submission of returns/records

Sec 85, 85-A & 86

Reference:

  1. Employee's State Insurance Corporation - esic.nic.in

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Hello I would like to know that when esic insured women can claim her cash benefits. As the expected date of the delivery is first week of April'18. I also visited the local esic office but they said they will claim after rejoining the organisation\. Is that true. Why I cannot get the cash benefits during my pregnancy. Kindly reply asap

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Hi All, The esi card in the name of spouse, is her mother in law can be covered under the esic scheme

Dear Sir,

Kindly inform me the details of ESI schemes for dental treatments and also the available dental hospitals in Kerala.

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