Employees' Provident Funds Scheme is defined under section 5 of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. Provisions under Section 5 of EPF Act 1952 is :
Section 5 of Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 " Employees' Provident Funds Scheme"
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, frame a scheme to be called the Employees" Provident Fund Scheme for the establishment of provident funds under this Act for employees or for any class of employees and specify the establishments or class of establishments to which the said Scheme shall apply and there shall be established, as soon as may be after the framing of the Scheme, a Fund in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the Scheme.
(1A) The Fund shall vest in, and be administered by, the Central Board constituted under section 5A.
(1B) Subject to the provisions of this Act, a Scheme
framed under sub-section 1 may provide for all or any of the
matters specified in
(2) A Scheme framed under sub-section 1 may provide that any of its provisions shall take effect either prospectively or retrospectively on such date as may be specified in this behalf in the Scheme.
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 5AA Executive Committee
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 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
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 7N Finality of orders constituting a Tribunal
Section 7O Deposit of amount due, on filing appeal
Section 7P Transfer of certain applications to Tribunals