COAL MINES PROV. FUND AND MISC. PROVISIONS ACT, 1948

(xii) any coke oven or plant : (xiii) any premises in or adjacent to and belonging to a coal mine, on which any plant or other machinery connected with a coal mine is situated or on which any process ancillary to the work of a coal mine is being carried on;

2(c) "contribution" means the contribution payable in respect of a member under the Coal Mines Provident Fund Scheme framed under this Act '[or the contribution payable in respect of an employee to whom the Insurance Scheme applies;]

2[(d) "employee" means any person who is employed for wages in any kind of work, manual or otherwise, in or in connection with a coal mine and who gets his wages directly or indirectly from the employer and includes:

1.any person employed by or through a contractor in or in connection with a coal mine, and
2.for the purposes of Coal Mines Provident Fund Scheme, also

  1. any other person who is employed as a sanitary worker, mail. teacher or domestic servant in or in connection with a coal mine and who receives wages directly from the employer, and
  2. any apprentice or trainee who receives stipend or other remuneration from the employer ;)

2[(e) "employer", when used in relation to a coal mine, means any person who Is the immediate proprietor or lessee or occupier of the coal mine or of any part thereof and in the case of a coal mine the business whereof is being carried on by a liquidator or receiver, such liquidator or receiver and in the case of a coal mine owned by a company the business whereof is being carried on by a managing agent, such managing agent; but does not include a person who merely receives a royalty, rent or fine from the coal mine, or is merely the proprietor of the coal mine, subject to any lease, grant or licence for the working thereof, or is merely the owner of the soil and not interested in the coal of the coal mine; but any contractor for the working of a coal mine or any part thereof shall be subject to this Act in like manner as if he were an employer, but not so as to exempt the employer from any liability;]

3[(ee) "Family Pension Fund" means the Family Pension Fund established under the Coal Mines Family Pension Scheme framed under sub-section (1) of Sec. 3-EJ.

(f) "Fund" means the provident fund established under the Coal Mines Provident Fund Scheme;"[ **]
*{(fa) 'Insurance Fund' means the Deposit-linked Insurance Fund established under sub-section (2) of Sec.3-G;
(fb) "Insurance Scheme" means the Coal Mines Deposit-linked Insurance Scheme framed under sub-section (1) of Sec. 3-G:]
5l(fc) "managing agent" has the meaning assigned to it in the Companies Act, 1956 and]
(g) "member" means a member of the Fund.


  1. Ins. \ty Act 99 of 1976. See. 4 (w.c.f. 1 si August. 1976).
  2. Subs, by Act 45 of 1965 (w.e.f. 1 si April. 1966).
  3. Iiis. by Act 16 of 1971 Sec. 5. (w.c.f. 23rxi April. 1971).
  4. The word "and" omitted by Act 45 of 1965.
  5. Cl. ((fl related as Cl. (fc). and Ix-forc the said Cl. (fcl. Cls. (fa] and (Jb> ins. by Act 99 of 1976 Sec.4.

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