Limits for contributions—(1) Where an employee of a company owns shares in the company with a voting power exceeding ten per cent of the whole of such power, the sum of the contributions of the employee and employer to the recognized provident fund maintained by the company shall not exceed Rs. 250 in any month.
(2) For the purpose of clause (a) of sub-rule (4) of rule 5 of Part A of the Fourth Schedule the employer's aggregate contribution in any year, including the normal contribution, to the individual account of any one employee whose salary does not exceed five hundred rupees per mensem shall not exceed double the amount of the contribution of the employee in that year.
(3) The amount of the periodical bonuses and other contributions of a contingent nature which may be credited by an employer in any year under clause (b) of sub-rule (4) of rule 5 of Part A of the Fourth Schedule to the individual account of any one employee shall not exceed the amount of the contributions of the employee in that year :
Provided, however, that the above limit shall not apply to bonus contributions made by an employer under an award by an Industrial Tribunal or under an order of a Court or under an agreement with the employees' union(s) to the individual accounts of employees whose salary does not exceed Rs. 500 per month