CENTRAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Vs. AKOLA JANTA COMMERCIAL CO.OPERATIVE BANK LTD
LAWS(BOM)-2022-7-17
HIGH COURT OF BOMBAY (AT: NAGPUR)
Decided on July 07,2022

CENTRAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Appellant
VERSUS
Akola Janta Commercial Co.Operative Bank Ltd Respondents




JUDGEMENT

- (1.) Heard.
(2.) By this petition under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India, the petitioners are challenging the order dtd. 29/8/2005 passed by the Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi holding pigmy agent would not be employee within the meaning of Sec. 2(f) of the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (for short, "the Act of 1952").
(3.) Shri H. N. Verma, learned Advocate for the petitioners, submitted that issue involved in the present petition is squarely covered by the judgment of the learned Single Judge of this Court in Writ Petition No. 5154/2016 in the case of Sanmitra Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd. Vs. Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner [2019 (6) Mh.L.J. 567]. Therefore, he prayed for remanding the proceedings to the Provident Fund Commissioner for holding an enquiry under Sec. 7(A) of the Act of 1952 in the light of parameters laid down by the Division Bench of this Court in the case of The Pachora Peoples' Co-operative Bank Ltd. Vs. The Employee Provident Fund Organization [2014 (4) Mh.L.J. 436].;


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