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Section 8 - Recovery of gratuity : Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

 

 

What is Recovery of gratuity? Section 8 of Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

Section 8 of Payment of Gratuity Act 1972 : "Recovery of gratuity"

8. If the amount of gratuity payable under this Act is not paid by the employer, within the prescribed time, to the person entitled thereto, the controlling authority shall, on an application made to it in this behalf by the aggrieved person, issue a certificate for that amount to the Collector, who shall recover the same, together with compound interest thereon at such rate as the Central Government may, by notification, specify, from the date of expiry of the prescribed time, as arrears of land revenue and pay the same to the person entitled thereto :

Provided that the controlling authority shall, before issuing a certificate under this section, give the employer a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the issue of such certificate :

Provided further that the amount of interest payable under this section shall, in no case exceed the amount of gratuity payable under this Act.

 
 

PAYMENT OF GRATUITY ACT 1972

Section 2 - Definitions

Section 2A - Continuous service

Section 3 - Controlling authority

Section 4 - Payment of gratuity

Section 4A - Compulsory insurance

 

 

Section 5 - Power to exempt

Section 6 - Nomination

Section 7 - Determination of the amount of gratuity

Section 7A - Inspectors

Section 7B - Powers of Inspectors

 

 

Section 8 - Recovery of gratuity

Section 9 - Penalties

Section 10 - Exemption of employer from liability in certain cases

Section 11 - Cognizance of offences

Section 12 - Protection of action taken in good faith

Section 13 - Protection of gratuity

Section 13A - Validation of payment of gratuity

Section 14 - Act to override other enactments, etc

Section 15 - Power to make rules

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