Section 80 in The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

Title: Power to remove difficulties

Description: (1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act as may appear to it to be necessary for removing the difficulty: Provided that no such order shall be made under this section after the expiry of a period of two years from the commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be, after it is made, before each House of Parliament.

Title: Transitional provisions

Description: Until the Tribunal and the Appellate Tribunal are constituted under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) the provisions of this Act shall have effect subject to the following modifications, namely:-- (a) for the word "Tribunal" occurring in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 41, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 43 and section 44, the words "Company Law Board" had been substituted; (b) for the word "Tribunal" occurring in section 51 and in sections 60 to 64, the words "High Court" had been substituted; (c) for the words "Appellate Tribunal" occurring in sub-section (2) of section 72, the words "High Court" had been substituted.

Title: Short title, extent and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Unorganised Workers' Social Security Act, 2008. (2) It extends to the whole of India. (3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 16th May, 2009, vide notification No. S.O. 1220(E), dated 14th May, 2009, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "employer" means a person or an association of persons, who has engaged or employed an unorganised worker either directly or otherwise for remuneration; (b) "home-based worker" means a person engaged in the production of goods or services for an employer in his or her home or other premises of his or her choice other than the workplace of the employer, for remuneration, irrespective of whether or not the employer provides the equipment, materials or other inputs; (c) "identity card" means a card, document or certificate issued to an unorganised worker by the District Administration under sub-section (3) of section 10; (d) "National Board" means the National Social Security Board for unorganised workers constituted under sub-section (1) of section 5; (e) "notification" means a notification published in the Official Gazette; (f) "organised sector'' means an enterprise which is not an unorganised sector; (g) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act by the Central Government or the State Government, as the case may be; (h) "registered worker" means an unorganised worker registered under sub-section (3) of section 10; (i) "Schedule" means the Schedule annexed to the Act; (j) "State Board" means the (name of the State) State Social Security Board for unorganised workers constituted under sub-section (1) of section 6; (k) "self-employed worker" means any person who is not employed by an employer, but engages himself or herself in any occupation in the unorganised sector subject to a monthly earning of an amount as may be notified by the Central Government or the State Government from time to time or holds cultivable land subject to such ceiling as may be notified by the State Government; (l) "unorganised sector" means an enterprise owned by individuals or self-employed workers and engaged in the production or sale of goods or providing service of any kind whatsoever, and where the enterprise employs workers, the number of such workers is less than ten; (m) "unorganised worker" means a home-based worker, self-employed worker or a wage worker in the unorganised sector and includes a worker in the organised sector who is not covered by any of the Acts mentioned in Schedule II to this Act; and (n) "wage worker" means a person employed for remuneration in the unorganised sector, directly by an employer or through any contractor, irrespective of place of work, whether exclusively for one employer or for one or more employers, whether in cash or in kind, whether as a home-based worker, or as a temporary or casual worker, or as a migrant worker, or workers employed by households including domestic workers, with a monthly wage of an amount as may be notified by the Central Government and State Government, as the case may be.

Title: Framing of scheme

Description: (1) The Central Government shall formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters relating to— (a) life and disability cover; (b) health and maternity benefits; (c) old age protection; and (d) any other benefit as may be determined by the Central Government. (2) The schemes included in the Schedule 1 to this Act shall be deemed to be the welfare schemes under sub-section (1). (3) The Central Government may, by notification, amend the Schedules annexed to this Act. (4) The State Government may formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers, including schemes relating to— (a) provident fund; (b) employment injury benefit; (c) housing; (d) educational schemes for children; (e) skill upgradation of workers; (f) funeral assistance; and (g) old age homes.

CHAPTER 14 MISCELLANEOUS