This is an act to provide for the regulation of conditions of work and employment in shops and commercial establishments in the state of Karnataka. The accurate name for this legislation is The Karnataka Shops and Commercial Establishments Acts, 1961 and Rules, 1963.
To enforce this act, the Labour Commissioner will be the Chief Inspector. It is notified that Inspector/Senior Inspector will be Inspector and all department-level authorities will beAdditional Inspector.
This act covers shops and commercial establishments (offices, storerooms, godowns, or warehouses). The act is applicable even if you have one employee or none.