Tourism Employees Welfare Fund Act

Tourism Employees Welfare Fund (Collection of Contribution) Regulations 2003

[GN 111 of 2003 – 1 August 2003] [section 25]

1. These regulations may be cited as the Tourism Employees Welfare Fund (Collection of Contribution) Regulations 2003.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the Tourism Employees Welfare Fund Act;

"monthly contribution" means the contribution referred to in section 16 of the Act.

[Reg. 2 amended by reg. 3 of GN 13 of 2009 w.e.f. 24 January 2009.]

3. (1) Subject to paragraph (2), every employer shall make a monthly contribution to the Fund at the rate specified in the First Schedule.

(2) No monthly contribution shall be made in respect of a retired employee.

[Reg. 3 amended by reg. 4 of GN 13 of 2009 w.e.f. 24 January 2009.]

4. (1) Subject to paragraph (2), every employee shall make a monthly contribution to the Fund at the rate specified in the First Schedule.

(2) No monthly contribution shall be made in respect of a retired employee.

[Reg. 4 amended by reg. 5 of GN 13 of 2009 w.e.f. 24 January 2009.]

5. (1)  The monthly contribution made under regulation 3(1) shall be accompanied by a statement in the form set out in the Second Schedule.

(2) Every monthly contribution made under regulations 3(1) and 4(1) shall be paid not later than 20 days before the end of each calendar month.

(3) Where an employer fails to pay the monthly contribution under regulation 3(1) within the period specified in paragraph (2), he shall, in addition to the contribution which is due, pay a surcharge of 10 per cent on that contribution.

[Reg. 5 amended by reg. 6 of GN 13 of 2009 w.e.f. 24 January 2009.]

6. The Board may, where it considers necessary, direct a tourism enterprise to submit a return in the form set out in the Third Schedule.

7. The Board may, with the consent of the tourism enterprise, del

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