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Section 23 Code on Wages 2019: Deductions for Recovery of Advances

Section 23 (Deductions for recovery of advances) under Chapter III (Payment of Wages) of the Code on Wages, 2019.—

❝Deductions under clause (f) of sub-section (2) of section 18 for recovery of advances given to an employee shall be subject to the following conditions, namely:––

 (a) recovery of advance of money given to an employee before the employment began shall be made from the first payment of wages to him in respect of a complete wage-period but no recovery shall be made of such advances given for travelling expenses;

 (b) recovery of advance of money given to an employee after the employment began shall be subject to such conditions as may be prescribed;

 (c) recovery of advances of wages to an employee not already earned shall be subject to such conditions as may be prescribed.❞


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Notes:

(1) The Code on Wages, 2019, an Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 8th August, 2019, and was published for general information in the Gazette of India (Extraordinary, Part II - Section 1) by the Ministry of Law and Justice (Legislative Department) on 8th August, 2019.

(2) The Act extends to the whole of India.

(3) Effective Date: The Act shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Code and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Code shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision.



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