Register you business under shops and establishment act which is created by Government of Maharashtra to help the employers and employees to secure their rights while working in the business.
This act helps both the parties and secure their working rights and help them to work in the business .
What exactly is Shops & Establishment Act?
This is the Act or Law also known as labour law which ensures the highest protection to secure the workers working in any establishment in Maharashtra and rest of the states. Indian labour law is closely related to independence movements and campaigns leading to independence. According to Wikipedia Indian labour law makes a distinction between people who work in “organised” sectors and people working in “unorganised sectors”. The laws list the ditors to which various labour rights apply. For people who do not fall within these sectors, the ordinary law of contract applies.
Registration Of Establishments
.(1) Within the period specified in sub-section (4), the employer of every establishment shall be sent to the Inspector of the
local area concerned a statement, in a prescribed form, together with such fees
as may be prescribed, containing-
(a) the name of the employer and the manager, if any;
(b) the postal address of the establishment;
(c) the name, if any, of the establishment;
(d) the category of the establishment, i.e., whether it is a shop, commercial
establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating house, theatre or other
place of public amusement or entertainment; and
(e) such other particulars as may be prescribed.
(2) On receipt of the statement and the fees, the Inspector shall, on being
satisfied about the correctness of the statement, register the establishment in the
register of establishments in such manner as may be prescribed and shall issue,
in a prescribed form, a registration certificate to the employer. The registration
certificate shall be prominently displayed at the establishment.
(2-A) A registration certificate granted under sub-section (2), shall be valid up
to the end of the year for which it is granted. An application for the renewal of a
registration certificate shall be submitted not less than fifteen days before the
date of expiry of the registration certificate or of the renewed registration
certificate, as the case may be, and shall be accompanied by such fees, and the
renewed registration certificate shall be in such form, as may be prescribed.]
(2-AA) If the application for the renewal of a registration certificate is submitted
after the expiry of the period specified in sub-section (2A) but within thirty days
after the dale of expiry of the registration certificate or of the renewed registration
certificate, as the case may be, such application shall be accompanied by an
additional fee as late fee equal to half the fee payable for the renewal of a
[(2-B) Notwithstanding anything contained in the preceding sub- sections о this
section, any registration certificate granted under sub-section (2) or renewal
under sub-section (2A) may, at the option of the employer, be granted or
renewed for a period of three years at a time, on payment of the fees for that
period, so a to be valid up to the end of the third year from and including the year
in which is granted or renewed, as the case may be.]
(3) In the event of any doubt or difference of opinion between an employer an
the Inspector as to the category to which an establishment should belong,
Inspector shall refer the matter to the prescribed authority which shall, after s
inquiry as it thinks proper, decide the category of such establishment and
decision shall be final for the purposes of this Act.
(4) Within thirty days from the date mentioned in column (2) below in respect
of an establishment mentioned in column (1), the statement together with fees
shall be sent to the Inspector under sub-section (1):.-