The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act `2013

An Act to provide protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
2013
  • CONSTITUTION OF LOCAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE

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     Notification of District Officer
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     Constitution and jurisdiction of Local Committee
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     Composition tenure and other terms and conditions of Local Committee
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     Grants and audit
  • COMPLAINT

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     Complaint of sexual harassment
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     Conciliation
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     Inquiry into complaint
  • INQUIRY INTO COMPLAINT

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     Action during pendency of inquiry
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     Inquiry report
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     Punishment for false or malicious complaint and false evidence
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     Determination of compensation
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     Prohibition of publication or making known contents of complaint and inquiry proceedings
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     Penalty for publication or making known contents of complaint and inquiry proceedings
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     Appeal
  • DUTIES OF EMPLOYER

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     Duties of employer
  • DUTIES AND POWERS OF DISTRICT OFFICER

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     Duties and powers of District Officer
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Committee to submit annual report
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     Employer to include information in annual report
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     Appropriate Government to monitor implementation and maintain data
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     Appropriate Government to take measures to publicise the Act
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     Power to call for information and inspection of records
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     Penalty for non-compliance with provisions of Act
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     Cognizance of offence by courts
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     Act not in derogation of any other law
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     Power of appropriate Government to make rules
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     Power to remove difficulties