The Rajasthan Payment of Wages (Unclaimed Amounts) Rules, 1972
Notification No. GSR 68/F. 1(19)(2) Sharam/72, dated 26-4-1974. published in Rajasthan Gazette, Part IV-C(I), Ordinary, dated 22- 8-1974
(a) "Act" means the Payment of Wages Act, 1936:
(b) "Authority" means the officer appointed under sub-section (1) of Section 15 of the Act to here and decide claims arising out of deductions from the wages, or delay in payment of the wages of persons employed:
(c) "Financial year" means the year commencing on the first day of April;
(d) "Section" means a section of the Act;
(e) "Treasury" means a Government Treasury:
(f) Words and expressions used in the Act and not defined in these rules shall have the meaning assigned to them in the Act.3. Amounts unclaimed for three years to be credited to Rajasthan Government. - Where any worker to whom an amount is directed to be paid under Section 15 or any person entitled to claim it on his behalf fails to draw it from the Authority within a period of three years from the date on which the amount is deposited with or received by the Authority for payment to the worker concerned it shall; at the end of the financial year be paid into the Treasury to the credit of the Rajasthan Government as deposit unclaimed for eventual benefit of any person who may duly establish his claim thereto. 4. List of amounts unclaimed to be posted in the office of the Authority. - ( 1) In the month of January of each year, a list showing the amounts which at the end of the financial year will be due for being credited to the Rajasthan Government under Rule 3 and the names of the persons to whom the said amount are payable shall be posted up in the office of the Authority. (2) If the said amounts are not claimed by any person before the 25th March in that year the Authority shall pay the said amount into the Treasury to the credit of the Rajasthan Government on the forenoon of 31st March in that year. (3) In the month of April following, the Authority shall furnish to the Accountant General, Rajasthan, a statement of the amounts credited to the Rajasthan Government showing separately the said amounts in serial order, the names of persons to whom they were payable and the dates on which the said amounts were credited to the Rajasthan Government. 5. Refund. - If any person proves to the satisfaction of the Authority that he is entitled to any amount credited to the Rajasthan Government under Rule 3, the Authority shall make an application in the form annexed here to the Accountant General, Rajasthan for refund of the said amount and the Accountant General shall refund the said amount to the Authority after verifying that it had been received by him and was credited to the Rajasthan Government under Rule 3.
(See rule 5)
Application for refundFrom
Officer of the Authority under the Payment of Wages Act...........To
The Accountant General,
RajasthanSir, I have the honour to report that a claim has been preferred by...................for an amount of Rs............ (Rupees.......) bearing Serial No............ of 19... in the statement furnished to you under sub-rule (3) of Rule 4 of the Rajasthan Payment of Wages (Unclaimed Amounts) Rules, 1972 which was credited to the Rajasthan Government on the..............day.......of.....197 2. I have satisfied myself of the validity of the claim and request that the Treasury Officer may be authorised to refund the said amount.
Authority under the Payment of Wages Act.[Here insert the name of the area for which an authority has been appointed under Section 15(1) of the Act.]