Shop and Establishment Act
These Documents are required for Shop and Establishment Registration
Frequently Asked Question
Establishment” means a shop, commercial establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating house, theatre, or other place of public amusement or entertainment to which this Act applies and includes such other establishment as the [State] Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare to be an establishment for the purposes of this Act.
Shops Act Application is mandatory in some cases for businesses, as long as they qualify as an “Establishment” under the Shops and Establishment Act.
So if you run a business in Maharashtra, you need to obtain Shop Act License under Bombay Shops and Establishments Act, 2018.
There are different laws for different regions in the country. So in addition to the Bombay Shops and Establishments Act, 2018 which we looked at earlier, there is the Delhi Shops and Establishments Act, 1954 and the Karnataka Shops and Establishments Act, 1961 among many, many others.
So before you register, you need to check the applicable law which affects you. In some cases, a single law may apply across States. Many laws created for the erstwhile State of Bombay apply to Gujarat and the Union Territories nearby. While some states like Manipur have their own Shops and Establishments Acts, some North East Indian states share a single law for Shops and Establishments Registration.
We’re happy to give you a free estimate. Call or email us today.