The Kerala Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2020

May 04, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Kerala on April 30, 2020 has issued the Kerala Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2020. It extends to the whole of the State of Kerala and shall come into force at once.

The main objective is to make special provision for the deferment of any payment in part, due and payable to any person, institution and any pay, in part, to any employee in the event of disaster and public health emergency in the State and for the matters connected thereto.

The Government may defer the pay in part to the extent not exceeding one-fourth of the total monthly pay due to an employee in any institution, owned or controlled or aided by the Government (including aided school and college teachers, local self-government institutions as well as statutory bodies, universities, corporations, aided educational institutions and such other institutions) for the management of the situation arising out of such disaster or public health emergency.

[Notification No. 6936/Leg.A1/2020/Law]


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