The Seamen’s Provident Fund Act,1966
Section 12. Protection against attachment
(1) The amount standing to the credit of any member in the Fund shall not in any way be capable of being assigned or charged and shall not be liable to attachment under any decree or order of any court of any debt or liability incurred by the member and neither the official assignee appointed under the Presidency Towns Insolvency Act,1909(3 of 1909), nor any receiver appointed under the Provincial Insolvency Act,1920(5 of 1920), shall be entitled to, or have any claim on, any such amount.
(2) Any amount standing to the credit of any member in the Fund at the time of his death and payable under the Scheme to his nominee shall, subject to any deduction authorised by the Scheme, vest in the nominee and shall be free from any debt or other liability incurred by the deceased or he nominee before the death of the member.