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Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 Complete Act - Bare Act

StateCentral Government
Act Info:
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Application of Act
Section3 - Definitions
Section4 - Employment of or work by, women prohibited during certain periods
Section5 - Right to payment of maternity benefit
Section5A - Continuance of payment of maternity benefit in certain cases
Section5B - Payment of maternity benefit in certain cases
Section6 - Notice of claim for maternity benefit and payment thereof
Section7 - Payment of maternity benefit in case of death of a woman
Section8 - Payment of medical bonus
Section9 - Leave for miscarriage, etc.
Section9A - Leave with wages for tubectomy operation
Section10 - Leave for illness arising out of pregnancy, delivery, premature birth of child, miscarriage, medical termination of pregnancy or tubectomy operation
Section11 - Nursing breaks
Section12 - Dismissal during absence of pregnancy
Section13 - No deduction of wages in certain cases
Section14 - Appointment of Inspectors
Section15 - Powers and duties of Inspectors
Section16 - Inspectors to be public servants
Section17 - Power of Inspector to direct payments to be made
Section18 - Forfeiture of maternity benefit
Section19 - Abstract of Act and rules thereunder to be exhibited
Section20 - Registers, etc.
Section21 - Penalty for contravention of Act by employer
Section22 - Penalty for obstructing Inspector
Section23 - Cognizance of offences
Section24 - Protection of action taken in good faith
Section25 - Power of Central Government to give directions
Section26 - Power to exempt establishments
Section27 - Effect of laws and agreements inconsistent with this Act
Section28 - Power to make rules
Section29 - Amendment of Act 69 of 1951
Section30 - Repealed

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