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    THE MATERNITY BENEFITACT,1961

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    Introduction

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    Objective

    To provide for maternity

    benefit to women worker

    To regulate the employment

    ofwomen worker

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    Applicability

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    Which establishment arecovered by the act ?

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    Is there any justification fordenying thebenefits ofthe

    maternity benefit act to

    women workers on theground tht they are not

    regularemployeebut they areon the muster roll ?

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    CONDITIONS FOR CLAIMING

    BENEFITS

    Must actually work for 80 days in 12

    months immediately preceding her date of

    Delivery.

    Should intimate the employer before her

    delivery date about the leave period. (SEC

    06, FORM-I)

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    RESTRI

    CTIONSONEMPLOYMENTOFWOMEN

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    What are the restriction

    placed by the act on theemployment ofwomen ?

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    TOWHOM MATERNITY

    BENEFIT IS PAYABLE INCASE OFDEATHOFA

    WOMAN ?(SEC 7)

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    What is the restriction placed

    by the act on the terminationofemployment ofa woman?

    SEC 12

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    TIME FOR PAYMENTOFBENEFIT

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    What is thetime for payment of

    maternity benefit ?SEC 06

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    ISAWOMAN ENTITLEDTO

    MATERNITY BENEFIT ,

    ALSO ENTITLEDTOANYMEDICAL BONUS?

    SEC 8

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    Cash Benefits 84 Days Leave with pay

    Amedical bonus of Rs. 2,500/-(As Per latest Amendment)

    An additional leave with payup to one month

    In case of miscarriage Six weeks leave with average pay.

    In case of tubectomy operation two weeks leave with average pay. (sec9A)

    Light work for 10 weeks (6 weeks plus 1 month) beforedelivery.

    2 Nursing breaks of 15 Minutes until the child 15 monthsold.

    No discharge or dismissal while on maternity leave.

    No charge to her disadvantage while on maternity leave.

    Non Cash Benefits

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    EXEMPTION

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    IS IT PERMISSIBLE UNDER THE

    ACT TO EXEMPT ANY

    ESTABLISHMENT FROM THEPROVISINS OF THE ACT ? (Sec

    23)

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    Is a woman entitled to anyleave with wagesfor illness in

    addition to the period ofabsence allowed to her under

    the provisions oftheAct ?

    Sec 10

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    Is a woman entitled to any

    leave with wagesformiscarriage

    sec 9

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    Is itnecessary fora woman

    claimingleave with wages for

    miscarriageto satisfythecondition

    that shehad worked fora period ofnotless than 80 days inthe 12

    months immediately precedingthe

    date of miscarriage ?Sec 9

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    OBLIGATION OF THE

    EMPLOYER UNDER THE ACT

    TO EXHIBIT THE ABSTRACT OF THE

    PROVISIONS OF THE ACT (SEC 19) FORM 09

    To MAINTAIN A MUSTER ROLL IN THEPRESCRIBED FORM

    To SUBMIT ANNUAL RETURNS IN THE

    PRESCRIBED FORMFORM-11 BEFORE THE 15 JAN

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    Penalty for Contravention of Act (sec 21)

    Imprisonment with minimum period of 3months tomaximum 01 year

    Fine from Rupees Two Thousand to Rupees FiveThousand.