Coal Mines Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2009 (05-Mar-09)

 
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G.S.R.154(E).--In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3E of the Coal Mines Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1948 (46 of 1948), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the Coal Mines Pension Scheme, 1998, namely:--

  1. (1) This Scheme may be called the Coal Mines Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2009.

    (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette,

  2. In the Coal Mines Pension Scheme, 1998, in Para 4--

    (1) after sub-paragraph (2A), the following shall be inserted, namely:--

    (2AA) An employee who has not opted for the Coal Mines Family Pension Scheme, 1971 but is covered by the Provident Fund Scheme, may be opt for pension under the provisions of this Scheme within a period of three hundred and sixty days from the date of this notification and he shall be deemed to have become the member of the Scheme from the date of his exercising the option in Form PS-1.

    (2) After sub-paragraph (4A), the following shall be inserted, namely:--

    (4AA) An employee who was a member of the Coal Mines Family Pension Scheme, 1971 on the date of his superannuation or retirement on or after the first day of April, 1994 may also opt for the pension under the provisions of this Scheme from the date of his superannuation or retirement within a period of three hundred and sixty days from the date of this notification. He shall be deemed to have become the member of the Scheme from the date of his exercising the option in Form PS-2.

    Explanation:--The Gazette Notification for extension of time in respect of submission of Form PS-1 and PS-2 was published on 9th January, 2002 and the submission date expired on 8th October...

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