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112. Employer not to reduce wages, etc.

 No employer in relation to 2[an establishment] to which any 3[Scheme or the Insurance Scheme] applies shall, by reason only of his liability for the payment of any contribution to 4[the Fund or the Insurance Fund] or any charges under this Act or the 5[Scheme or the Insurance Scheme] reduce whether directly or indirectly, the wages of any employee to whom the 5[Scheme or the Insurance Scheme] applies or the total quantum of benefits in the nature of old age pension, gratuity, 6[provident fund or life insurance] to which the employee is entitled under the terms of his employment, express or implied.]

Note:

1.  Subs. by Act 37 of 1953, s. 10, for section 12.

2.  Subs. by Act 94 of 1956, s. 3, for “a factory”.

3.  Subs. by Act 99 of 1976, s. 28, for “Scheme” (w.e.f. 1-8-1976).

4.  Subs. by Act 99 of 1976, s. 28, for “the Fund” (w.e.f. 1-8-1976).

5.  Subs. by s. 28, ibid., for “Scheme” (w.e.f. 1-8-1976).

6.  Subs. by s. 28, ibid., “or provident Fund” (w.e.f. 1-8-1976).