Claim for gratuity in excess of ceiling u/s 4(3) not beyond scope of PG Act: Delhi HC

Aditi Singh February 9 2019
Black Money Act

The Delhi High Court has held that a claim for gratuity in excess of the ceiling limit prescribed under Section 4(3) is not at all beyond the scope of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.

Further, just because there is a ceiling placed under the provision, it cannot be said that the jurisdiction of the Controlling Authority under the Act to examine a dispute under Section 7(4)(b) is curtailed to the same pecuniary limit.

The judgment . . .

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