Government Guidelines

As per the Act, the employer is obligated to display the order constituting ICC at any conspicuous place in the workplace. However, if this is not done, then one can contact the employer/head of the department/human resource department to obtain information about the ICC constituted under the SH Act.

Government Penalties

Non constitution of Complaints Committee is punishable with a fine of Rs. 50,000/- and repeat offenders will be punished with cancellation/withdrawal of licence/registration required for carrying on business activities. The aggrieved can approach the court to complain about the same.

Who Can File Complain Against Sexual Harassment?

  • Aggrieved Women Herself, or
  • In case of physical incapacity
    • Her relative
    • Friend
    • Co worker
    • Officer of NCW or SCW
    • Any person who has knowledge of incident with the written consent of complainant
  • In case of mental incapacity
    • Her relative
    • Friend
    • Special educator
    • Qualified psychiatrist or psychologist
    • Guardian or authority under whose care she is receiving treatment or care
    • Any person who has knowledge of incident jointly with any person mentioned above
  • In case woman is unable to file complain for any other reason, by any person who has knowledge of incident with her written consent
  • In case of woman’s death by:
    • Any person who has knowledge of incident with the written consent of her legal heir
    • Legal Heir