The Maternity Benefit Act 1961

An Act to regulate the employment of women in certain establishment for certain period before and after child-birth and to provide for maternity benefit and certain other benefits.

Compliances


Applicability

  • Extends to the whole of India.
  • Applicable to mines, factories, plantations, shops and commercial establishments.
  • For a woman employed, whether directly or through any agency, for wages in any establishment.

References

Bare Act

Maternity Benefit Rules

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