Maternity Benefit Act

SC notice to Centre on plea challenging constitutional validity of provision of Maternity Benefit Act

The top court was hearing a plea filed by Karnataka resident Hamsaanandini Nanduri challenging the constitutional validity of Section 5(4) of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.

published on : 1st October 2021

Maternity Benefit Act: SC issue notice to Centre over leave provision for adoptive mothers

A bench sought response from the Central government on the plea which said that the provision is "discriminatory and arbitrary" towards the adoptive mothers.

published on : 1st October 2021