The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

CourtMinistry of Women and Child Development
Coming into Force09 Dec 2013
Act Number14
Record Number201314
Enactment Date22 Apr 2013
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THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE
(PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
SECTIONS
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
2. Definitions.
3. Prevention of sexual harassment.
CHAPTER II
CONSTITUTION OF INTERNAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
4. Constitution of Internal Complaints Committee.
CHAPTER III
CONSTITUTION OF LOCAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
5. Notification of District Officer.
6. Constitution and jurisdiction of Local Committee.
7. Composition tenure and other terms and conditions of Local Committee.
8. Grants and audit.
CHAPTER IV
COMPLAINT
9. Complaint of sexual harassment.
10. Conciliation.
11. Inquiry into complaint.
CHAPTER V
INQUIRY INTO COMPLAINT
12. Action during pendency of inquiry.
13. Inquiry report.
14. Punishment for false or malicious complaint and false evidence.
15. Determination of compensation.
16. Prohibition of publication or making known contents of complaint and inquiry proceedings.
17. Penalty for publication or making known contents of complaint and inquiry proceedings.
18. Appeal.

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