Payment of Wages Act, 1936 — Section 2(vi

May 1st, 2013

Payment of Wages Act, 1936 — Section 2(vi) — Wages — Minimum bonus payable u/s 10 of Payment of Bonus Act, whether covered — Whether minimum bonus payable under Section 10 of Payment of Bonus Act falls within the ambit of expression “wages” as defined in Section 2(vi) of Payment of Wages Act — Total amount of bonus claimed by appellant was Rs. 3860 in respect of years 1984, 1987 and 1988 — Having regard to the facts and circumstances of case, while leaving the question of law open, direction given that respondent to pay said amount of bonus with interest at the rate of 12 per cent per annum — Interest will be counted from the date of expiry of period of eight months prescribed under Section 19 for payment of such bonus under the Payment of Bonus Act — Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 — Sections 10 & 19.

Rajendra Deva v. Hari Fertilizers[Bench Strength 2], Arising out of SLP(C) 14565/1995 (CA No. …/1996)(18/01/1996), 2002(1) SCC 133 [S.C. Agrawal, J.: G.T. Nanavati, J.]

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