Introduced under section 74 of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, the State Government, by notification in the Official Gazette established an Employees’ Insurance Court for the local area specified in the Gazette.
The aim of the establishment of this Court is to provide compensation to several employees and their dependents for employment injuries.
No Civil Court exercises power to interfere in the matters of the EIC. It shall follow such procedures and rules made by the State Government.
The Court shall appoint such a number of judges as the State Government deems fit. Any person who is or has been a judge or is in legal practice for a minimum of five years’ standing is qualified to be a Judge in the Employees’ Insurance Court.
The State Government can appoint the same Court in two or more local areas or more courts for the same area.
When more than one Court is appointed for the same local area, the State Government can by special or general order distribute the business amongst the courts.
If any dispute arises related to-
Payment of benefit cannot be allowed by an Employees’ Insurance Court without a claim for such benefit which should be following the regulations made under the Employees’ Insurance Act, 1948, within twelve months, after the claim became due, providing delays can be excused in certain cases. The Court may order payment after having a satisfactory excuse for not claiming on time.
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