Puducherry Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules

On 27th November 2011, The Puducherry Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules were notified vide G.O. Ms. No. 32/2011-Wel.(SW-V) for the union territory of Puducherry (the erstwhile Pondicherry).

Puducherry Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules

The Rules lay down:

  • Procedure for filing application for maintenance by senior citizens/parents
  • Prescribed procedure for notice to the opposite party
  • Procedure in case of non-appearance by the opposite party
  • Procedure to be followed in case of admission of claim
  • Steps to be taken for impleading children or relatives
  • Procedure for conciliation
  • Limit of maximum maintenance allowance
  • Procedure for filing appeal with the Appellate Tribunal
  • Scheme for management of old age homes for indigent senior citizens
  • Duties and powers of the District Magistrate
  • Action plan for protection of life and property of senior citizens
  • Constitution of state council and district committees of senior citizens
  • Norms for physical facilities and operational standards for old age homes.
Rules:

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