Section 4 in The Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) (Inapplicability to Major Ports) Act, 1997

Title: Transfer of assets and liabilities of the Dock Labour Board, etc., to the Board.

Description: (1) On the appointed day in relation to a major port,-- (a) all property, assets and funds vested in the Dock Labour Board immediately before such day, shall vest in the Board; (b) all debts, obligations and liabilities incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done, by, with or for the Dock Labour Board immediately before such day, for or in connection with the purposes of the Dock Labour Board, shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into and engaged to be done by, with or for the Board; (c) all sums of money due to the Dock Labour Board immediately before such day shall be deemed to be due to the Board; (d) all suits and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the Dock Labour Board immediately before such day for any matter in relation to the Dock Labour Board may be continued by or against the Board. (e) every employee and worker serving under the Dock Labour Board shall hold office or service under the Board on the terms and conditions which are not in any way less favourable than those which would have been admissible to him if there had not been transfer of his services to the Board and shall continue to do so unless and until his employment in the Board is duly terminated or until his tenure, remuneration or terms and conditions of service are duly altered by the Board. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (14 of 1947), or in any other law for the time being in force, the transfer of the services of any employee under this section to the Board shall not entitle such employee to any compensation under that Act or any other law, and no such claim shall be entertained by any court, tribunal or other authority.

Title: Short title.

Description: This Act may be called the Vice-President's Pension Act, 1997.

Title: Pension to retiring Vice-Presidents

Description: (1) There shall be paid to every person who ceases to hold office as Vice-President, either by the expiration of his term of office or by resignation of his office, a pension 1[at the rate of fifty per cent. of the salary of the Vice-President] per month, for the remainder of his life: Provided that such person shall not be entitled to receive any pension during the period he holds the office of the Prime Minister, a Minister or any other office or becomes a Member of Parliament and is in receipt of salary and allowances which are defrayed out of the Consolidated Fund of India or the Consolidated Fund of a State. 2[(1A) The spouse of a person who dies– (a) while holding the office of Vice-President, or (b) after ceasing to hold office as Vice-President either by the expiration of his term of office or by resignation of his office, shall be paid a family pension at the rate of fifty per cent. of pension as is admissible to a retiring Vice-President, for the remainder of her life.] (2) Subject to any rules that may be made in this behalf, every such person shall, for the remainder of his life, be entitled– 3[(a) to the use without payment of rent of such furnished residence (including its maintenance), as the Central Government may determine from time to time;] (b) to the use of similar telephone facilities at his residence, as a member of Parliament is entitled to under the provisions of the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954(30 of 1954); 4[(c) to secretarial staff consisting of a Private Secretary, an Additional Private Secretary, a Personal Assistant and two Peons and office expenses not exceeding 5pninety thousand rupees[ per annum;[ (d) to the same facilities for himself as respects medical attendance and treatment and on the same conditions as a retired President is entitled to under the provisions of the Presidents Emoluments and Pension Act, 1951(30 of 1951); (e) to the same facilities for his spouse and minor children as respects medical attendance and treatment and on the same conditions as the spouse of a retired President is entitled to under the provisions of the Presidents Emoluments and Pension Act, 1951(30 of 1951);and 6[(f) to travel anywhere in India, accompanied by spouse or a companion or a relative, by the highest class by air, rail or steamer;] 7[(3) Where any such person is re-elected to the office of Vice-President, he or his spouse shall not be eligible to any benefit under this section for the period during which such person again holds such office. (4) Where any person being a Vice-President gets elected to the office of the President of India, he or his spouse shall not be eligible to any benefit under this section.] 1 Subs. by Act 29 of 2008, s. 2, for "of twenty thousand rupees" (w.e.f. 1-1-2006). 2 Ins. by Act 23 of 2002, s. 2 (w.e.f. 5-7-2002). 3 Subs. by Act 45 of 1999, s. 2, for clause (a) (w.e.f. 30-12-1999). 4 Subs. by Act 29 of 2008, s. 2, for clause (c) (w.e.f. 30-12-2008). 5 Subs. by Act 13 of 2018, s. 204, for "sixty thousand rupees" (w.e.f. 1-4-2018). 6 Subs. by Act 45 of 1999, s. 2, for clause (f) (w.e.f. 30-12-1999). 7 Ins. by s. 2, ibid. (w.e.f. 30-12-1999).

Title: Medical facilities to the family of deceased Vice-President

Description: Subject to any rules that may be made in this behalf, the spouse of a person who dies while holding the office of Vice-President shall, for the remainder of life, be entitled to medical attendance and treatment, free of charge.

Title: Free accommodation to spouse of Vice-President

Description: 1[3A. Free accommodation to spouse of Vice-President.– Subject to any rules that may be made in this behalf, the spouse of a person who dies– (a) while holding the office of Vice-President, or (b) after ceasing to hold office as Vice-President either by the expiration or his term of office or by resignation of his office, shall be entitled to the use of 2[furnished residence (including its maintenance)] without payment of licence fee, for the remainder of her life.] 1 Ins. by Act 23 of 2002, s. 3 (w.e.f.5-7-2002). 2 Subs. by Act 29 of 2008, s. 3, for "unfurnished residence" (w.e.f. 30-12-2008).