The PoSH Act 2013 penalises non-compliance with the requirements of the law. A penalty of INR 50,000 is levied on employers for the following:
- Failure to constitute IC
- Failure to act upon recommendations of IC
- Failure to file Annual Report as required under the law
- Contravening or attempting to contravene or abetting contravention of the Act or Rules.
In addition to the penalty, repeated contravention may result in twice or higher punishment and in some scenarios, it may result in withdrawal or non-renewal of the business license of the employer.