Social Security Legislations would continue to apply even when the number of persons falls below the prescribed limit

The Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 and Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 are the legislations dealing with Social Security in India. These legislations apply to establishments when it exceeds the minimum prescribed number of employees. Once this is applicable, the employees covered by the Act become eligible to receive benefits as provided under the Act.

On the application to an establishment, even if the number of employees falls below the prescribed minimum number, these legislations would continuously be applicable and the employees thereto will be eligible to the benefits as provided for under the Act.


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