ESIC Services

Special Provisions

Benefits received by Insured Person- Not assigned or attachable Sec 60
Bar on benefits under other enactments Sec 61
No reduction of wages during sickness Sec 72
No termination/Dismissal/Discharge/ Reduction during sickness Sec 73
Medical Board- Medical appeal tribunal employees' Insurance Court Sec 54-A

Appeal can be filed within 3 months but this period can be extended

Members of medical appeal tribunal
  • Judicial member
  • Doctor of concerned speciality
  • Labour Leader
  • Medical Board- Medical appeal tribunal employees' Insurance Court
Other Provisions of ESI Act
Punishment for false statement by Insured Person Sec 84
Establishment of E.I. Court Sec 74
Submission of Return of Contribution Sec 44
Provision for Prosecution for Non-submission Sec 85
RETURN OF CONTRIBUTION IS REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED BY THE EMPLOYER EVERY 6 MONTHS
FOR HALF YEAR ENDING 31ST MARCH 12 MAY
FOR HALF YEAR ENDING 30TH SEPTEMBER 11 NOV
Liability of Transferee - Joint & Severally Sec 93-A
Restricted to the value of Assets  
Repayment of Benefits improperly received Sec 70
Recovery of Employees' share of contribution by Reduction from his wage and not otherwise- Shall relate to the period or part of the period in respect of which contribution is payable - AND Shall not be in excess of the sum representing the Employees' Contribution for the period Sec 40
Power of Central Govt. to give directions Sec 92
Provision for Prosecution
For non/delayed payment of contribution, non-submission of returns/records
Sec 85, 85-A & 86
No contribution by employee if wages less than Rs. 50/- per day