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Maternity Benefit Registers

Maternity Benefit Registers

Form A – muster Roll, To maintain women employees details only

Registers, etc. –

Every employer shall prepare and maintain such registers, records and muster-rolls and in such manner as may be prescribed.

Penalty for contravention of Act by employers. –

If any employer contravenes the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder he shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both; and where the contravention is of any provision regarding maternity benefit or regarding payment of any other amount and such maternity benefit or the amount has not already been recovered, the court shall, in addition, recover such maternity benefit or amount as if it were fine, and pay the same to the person entitled thereto.

Penalty for obstructing Inspector. –

Whoever fails to produce on demand by the Inspector any register or document in his custody kept in pursuance of this Act or the rules made thereunder or conceals or prevents any person from appearing before or being examined by an Inspector, shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees or with both