For the interest and to regulate the working condition of the employees engaged in Shops, Commercial Establishments, Hotel, Theatres and other Establishments, the Bombay Shops and Establishment Act, 1948 come into the force on 11th January 1948.
This Act restricts timing of opening and closing hours of Shops and Commercial Establishment. It keeps control on daily and weekly hours of work of the employees, interval for rest, Spread over. It provide overtime wages, paid holiday and Leave with wages to employees.
Accordingly the Labour Department of Government of Maharashtra has issued Notification Dtd. 18.05.2015 regarding issuance of the Registration Certifcate and Renewal of Registration under the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments Act, 1948 within 7 working days from the date of receipt of the application.
Any citizen who wishes to open a new shop or a commercial establishment wants to commence its business with in the jurisdiction of Government of Maharashtra, has to register itself under this act.
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