Protection of Action taken in good faith is defined under section 18 of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. Provisions under Section 18 of EPF Act 1952 are :
Section 18 of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 "Protection of Action taken in good faith"
No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Central Government, a State Government, the Presiding Officer of a tribunal, any authority referred to in section 7A, an Inspector or any other person for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of this Act, the Scheme, the Pension Scheme or the Insurance Scheme.
Section 18A of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 "Presiding Officer and other officers to be public servants"
The Presiding Officer of a Tribunal, its officers and other employees, the authorities referred to in section 7A and every Inspector shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).