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Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

Section 2 Definitions

Section 2A Establishment to include all departments and branches

Section 3 Power to apply Act to an establishment which has a common provident fund with another establishment

Section 4 Power to add to Schedule I

Section 5 Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme

 

 

Section 5A   Central Board

Section 5AA  Executive Committee

Section 5B  State Board

Section 5C  Board of Trustees to be body corporate

Section 5D  Appointment of officers

Section 5DD  Acts and proceedings of the Central Board or its Executive Committee or the State Board not to be invalidated on certain grounds

Section 5E  Delegation

 

 

Section 6  Contributions and matters which may be provided for in Schemes

Section 6A  Employees Pension Scheme

Section 6C  Employees Deposit-linked Insurance Scheme

Section 6D  Laying of Schemes before Parliament

Section 7  Modification of Scheme

Section 7A  Determination of moneys due from employers

Section 7B Review of orders passed under Section 7A

Section 7C Determination of escaped amount

Section 7D Employees’ Provident Funds Appellate Tribunal

7E Term of office

Section 7F Resignation

Section 7G Salary and allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Presiding Officer

Section 7H Staff of the Tribunal

Section 7I Appeals to the Tribunal

Section 7J Procedure of Tribunals

Section 7K Right of appellant to take assistance of legal practitioner and of Government, etc., to appoint presenting officers

Section 7L Orders of Tribunal

7M Filling up of vacancies

Section 7N Finality of orders constituting a Tribunal

Section 7O Deposit of amount due, on filing appeal

Section 7P Transfer of certain applications to Tribunals

Section 7Q Interest payable by the employer

Section 5D  Appointment of officers - Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

What is the procedure for Appointment of officers? Section 5D of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

 

  Appointment of officers is defined under section 5D of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. Provisions under Section 5D of EPF Act 1952 is :

Section 5d of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 "Appointment of officers"

(1) The Central Government shall appoint a Central Provident Fund Commissioner who shall be the chief executive officer of the Central Board and shall be subject to the general control and superintendence of that Board.

(2) The Central Government may also appoint a Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer to assist the Central Provident Fund Commissioner in the discharge of his duties.

(3) The Central Board may appoint, subject to the maximum scale of pay, as may be specified in the Scheme, as many Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioners, Deputy Provident Fund Commissioners, Regional Provident Fund Commissioners, Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners and such other officers and employees as it may consider necessary for the efficient administration of the Scheme, the Pension Scheme and the Insurance Scheme.

(4) No appointment to the post of the Central Provident Fund Commissioner or an Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner or a Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer or any other post under the Central Board carrying a scale of pay equivalent to the scale of pay of any Group "A‟ or Group „B‟ post under the Central Government shall be made except after consultation with the Union Public Service Commission:

Provided that no such consultation shall be necessary in regard to any such appointment –

(a) for a period not exceeding one year; or

(b) if the person to be appointed is at the time of his appointment-

(i) a member of the Indian Administrative Service, of

(ii) in the service of the Central Government or a State Government or the Central Board in a Group "A‟ or Group „B‟ post.

(5) A state Board may, with the approval of the State Government concerned, appoint such staff as it may consider necessary.

(6) The method of recruitment, salary and allowances, discipline and other conditions of service of the Central Provident Fund Commissioner, and the Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer shall be such as may be specified by the Central Government and such salary and allowances shall be paid out of the fund.

(7) (a) The method of recruitment, salary and allowances, discipline and other conditions of service of the Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner, Deputy Provident Fund Commissioner, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, Assistant Provident Fund  Commissioner and other officers and employees of the Central Board shall be such as may be specified by the Central Board in accordance with the rules and orders applicable to the officers and employees of the Central Government drawing corresponding scales of pay:

Provided that where the Central Board is of the opinion that it is necessary to make a departure from the said rules or orders in respect of any of the matters aforesaid, it shall obtain the prior approval of the Central Government.

(b) In determining the corresponding scales of pay of officers and employees under clause a, the Central Board shall have regard to the educational qualifications, method of recruitment, duties and responsibilities of such officers and employees under the Central Government and in case of any doubt, the Central Board shall refer the matter to the Central Government whose decision thereon shall be final.

(8) The method of recruitment, salary and allowances, discipline and other conditions of service of officers and employees of a State Board shall be such as may be specified by that Board, with the approval of the State Government concerned.

 

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