View All - 1983 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances PAYMENT OF GRATUITYMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Payment of Gratuity Act, No. 12 of 1983, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint, by Order published in the Gazette.2. Employer's liability to pay gratuity to workmen employed on lands that vested in the Land Reform Commission. 3. Rate of payment of a gratuity.4. Commissioner to issue certificate to the Land Reform Commission specifying the sum due as gratuity to a workman. 5. Employers liability to pay gratuity to his workmen for termination after the coming into operation of this Act. 6. Rate of payment of gratuity. 7. Limits on applicability of section 5. 8. Recovery on gratuity on defaulter's failure to pay. 9. Persons to whom gratuity shall be paid in certain circumstances. 10. Gratuity to be computed favourable. 11. Power of Commissioner and other officer to enter and inspect premises. 12. Power of Commissioner to call for registers and records. 13. Forfeiture of gratuity. 14. Present employer to count services of workman under past employer in certain circumstances. 15. Offences. 16. Where the accused proves that some other person is guilty of the offence. 17. Amendment of Chapter 131. 18. Amendment of the Land Reform Law. 19. Amendment of Chapter 460. 20. Interpretation.