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Apr 28, 2017

Doctor Certificate is Must for EPF Withdrawl for Medical Treatment

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of
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. Short title and commencement.- (1) The scheme may be called the Employees’ Provident Funds (Fifth Amendment) Scheme, 2017.

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

2. In the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as the said Scheme), in paragraph 68J,-
(a) sub-paragraph (2) shall be omitted;
(b) proviso to sub-paragraph (3) shall be omitted;
(c) for sub-paragraph (6), the following sub-paragraph shall be substituted, namely;-

“(6) No advance shall be granted to the member under sub-paragraph (1) or sub-paragraph (3) unless
he produces a self-declaration to that effect.”.
Doctor Certificate is Must for EPF Withdrawl for Medical Treatment

3. In the said Scheme, in para 68N, for sub-paragraph (2), the following sub-paragraph shall be substituted, namely:-

“(2) No advance shall be paid to the member under sub-paragraph (1) unless he produces a selfdeclaration to that effect.”.

[F. No. S-35012/02/2017-SS-II]
R. K. GUPTA, Jt. Secy. 

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