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Section 29 of the Code on Wages, 2019: Disqualification for Bonus

Section 29 (Disqualification for bonus) under Chapter IV (Payment of Bonus) of the Code on Wages, 2019.—

❝Notwithstanding anything contained in this Code, an employee shall be disqualified from receiving bonus under this Code, if he is dismissed from service for––
 (a) fraud; or
 (b) riotous or violent behaviour while on the premises of the establishment; or
 (c) theft, misappropriation or sabotage of any property of the establishment; or
 (d) conviction for sexual harassment.❞



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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 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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