G.S.R. 382(E).-- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5, 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' Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, namely: -
(1) This Scheme may be called the Employees' Provident Funds (Third Amendment) Scheme, 2012.
(2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
In the Employees' Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, in paragraph 83, relating to special provisions in respect of International Workers, for the portion beginning with the brackets, letter and words `(f) "excluded employee" and ending with the words 'such an agreement",' the following brackets, letter and words shall be substituted, namely: -
`(f) "excluded employee" means,-
(i) an International Worker, who is contributing to a social security programme of his country of origin, either as a citizen or resident, with whom India has entered into a social security agreement on reciprocity basis and enjoying the status of detached worker for the period and terms, as specified in such an agreement; or