compliance requirements under posh law

Effect of COVID-19 Lockdown on Inquiry Process under POSH Law – Part 1

This Article analyses the meaning of force majeure, evaluates whether Covid-19 is a force majeure event, and its effect on the inquiry process under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act & Rules, 2013 (POSH Law).

Force Majeure is defined as an event that can neither be anticipated nor controlled like natural disasters, war, act of terrorism, medical epidemics etc. Such events are usually unforeseen or beyond the control of the party to a contract, thus permitting them to not fulfil the obligations duly laid in the contract.

– Samriti Makkar Midha, Psychologist (Clinical) & Psychotherapist External Member & Trainer Head, Partner, & Prerana Saraf, Advocate & Associate

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