E P Funds (Amendment) Scheme, 2011 - Reg- Amendment in para 60 and 72(6),

New Delhi, the 15th January, 2011

G.S.R. 25(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5, read with sub-section (1) of Section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme, further to amend the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952. namely

1. (1) This Scheme may be called the Employees’ Provident Funds (Amendment) Scheme, 2011.
   (2) It shall come into force from the 1st day of April, 2011

2. In the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, (hereinafter referred to as the said Scheme), in paragraph 60, after sub-paragraph (5), the following sub-paragraph shall be substituted, namely:—

“(6) Interest shall not be credited to the account of a member from the date on which it has become Inoperative Account, under the provisions of sub-paragraph (6) of paragraph 72”

3. In the said Scheme, in paragraph 72, in sub-paragraph (6):—
   (a) for the words “but no claim has been preferred” the words “but no application for withdrawal under paragraphs 69 or 70 or transfer, as the case may be has been preferred ” shall he substituted:
   (b) for the words “three years”, at both the places where they occur, the words “thirty six months” shall be substituted.

[F. No. S-35012/01/2010-SS-1I]
S. K.. DEV  VERMAN, Jt. Secy.

For more details :
The PF old balance will stop earning interest. After three years of inactivity.


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