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.