31. THE SHOPS AND ESTABLISHMENTS ACT
The Act is for small Establishments which are not covered by any other Act ? regulating the condition of service of employees i.e. Shops, Factories having less than 10 workers.

There is no central legislation on this subject as it comes under State preview. Almost all States have passed legislation on this subject.

It normally provides gRegistration of Shops and Establishmentsh , about health, safety, working hours, holidays and paid leaves for workers. Generally, it also require furnishing of a Appointment Letters to employees. It also contains some job protection provisions.

This Act is generally applicable in Corporation areas and not in the whole State.

Enclosed is gDelhi Shop and Establishmenth Act for your ready reference. Major provision in such all Acts are almost same.

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