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Section 6 of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

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  • Nomination (Sec 6): Employee can nominate a candidate to receive any benefits from the employer in case of his death; name of nomination can be changed at any time subject to the provisions of Act. Can include more than one nominee. Should be a family member. * In case of unmarried or when not having a family, any outside can be named as nominee. Employee is responsible to make a fresh nomination once he acquires a family. Employer has the duty to keep nomination papers in safe custody.