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Dependants

Clause (6A) of Section 2 of the ESI Act says that a "dependant" means any of the relatives of a deceased insured person, namely :-
  • a widow, a legitimate or adopted son upto the age of twenty five years / an unmarried legitimate or adopted daughter  or widowed mother.
     
  • a legitimate or adopted son upto the age of twenty five years. daughter upto eighteen years. In case of legitimate son who is infirm and is wholly dependent on the earnings of the insured person at the time of his death, dependants benefit shall continue to be paid while the infirmity lasts.
     
  • a parent other than a widowed mother, if wholly or in part dependent on the earnings of the insured person at the time of his death 
     
  • an illegitimate son, an unmarried illegitimate daughter or a daughter legitimate or adopted or illegitimate, if married and a minor or if widowed and a minor,
     
  • a minor brother or an unmarried sister or a widowed sister if a minor,
     
  • a widowed daughter-in-law,
     
  • a  minor child of a pre-deceased son,
     
  • a minor child of pre-deceased daughter where no parent of the child is alive, or
     
  • a paternal grand parent if no parent of the insured person is alive.

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