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Amendment to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

 

There was an amendment to the Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act in May 2016.

The nomenclature was changed from Internal Complaints Committee to Internal Committee and Local Complaints Committee to Local Committee.

According to the amendement vide  Gazette notification issued  on sexual harassment 9th May, 2016

4 The Sexual Harassment of In sections 6, 7 and 24,—

Women at Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

(i) for the words “Local Complaints Committee”, wherever they occur, the words “Local Committee” shall be substituted;

(ii) for the words “Internal Complaints Committee”, wherever they occur, the words “Internal Committee” shall be substituted

The role of  the  sexual harassment Committees will not be restricted to complaint resolution but will encompass prevention and many other doables.

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Comment (1)

  1. K SHESHU BABU

    Many amendments of the act are positive. But the problem arises with the implementation. The complaints must be redressed quickly so that justice is not delayed.

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