G.S.R.745(E) -- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 6A, read with sub‑section (1) of section 7 of the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the Employees' Pension Scheme, 1995, namely:-
1. (1) This Scheme may be called the Employees' Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2012.
(2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Employees' Pension Scheme, 1995 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Scheme), under paragraph 43A relating to special provisions in respect of International Workers,-
(a) in paragraph 2 of the principal Scheme, as modified by sub-para (2) of aforesaid paragraph 43A, clause (xv) shall be omitted;
(b) after sub-para (4) of aforesaid paragraph 43A, the following sub-para shall be inserted, namely:-
"(4A) For paragraph 9 of the principal Scheme, the following paragraph shall be substituted, namely:-
"9. Determination of eligible service in respect of International Workers. - The eligible service shall be determined as follows:
(i) in the case of the "existing member" or the "new entrant", the "actual service" shall be treated as eligible service.
(ii) in the case of the member covered by a social security agreement, the period of coverage under relevant social security programme in another country shall be added to actual service and the...