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Shop and Commercial Establishment Act is applicable to all shops & establishments in the whole of Uttar Pradesh.
Every owner of the shop and commercial establishment shall within 3 months of the commencement of such business or within 3 months of the commencement of the Act, whichever is later, apply to the chief inspector for his Shops & Establishment Registration.
The registration of shops & establishment shall be maintained in FORM “K”.
The owner of every shop or commercial establishment shall make an application in FORM “L” to the chief inspector for registration his shop or commercial establishment within 3 months.
The application shall be signed by the owner and accompanied by a Treasury Challan/Bank Draft (crossed) in favor of the inspector concerned in proof of payment of registration fees as specified.
The maximum number of employees employed in the shop or commercial formation on any day during a financial year in regards to which a registration is required shall be taken into account for determining the amount of fee levied.
Maintenance of registers and records/ Inspector & facilities to be afforded to inspector
An employer shall maintain such registers and records and display such notice as may be prescribed.
Every single employer shall maintain an Inspector’s visit and inspection book in a shop or commercial establishment and shall produce the same before the inspector on demand.
Where the chief inspector is satisfied that the maintenance of any register in the form prescribed in rules shall need particular hardship in the case of any shop or commercial establishment, the person may allow to the employer to maintain the register in such modified form as it may be determined by him.
Every employer who are employing employees and that too more than 25 are required to maintain a register of attendance & wages in Form ‘G’.
All employers who are employing beyond 25 in a number of employees shall display a notice containing such extracts of the act.
In a register where an employer is required to be maintained, all the entries relating to any of the single days have to be made on that particular day. All the registers or notices are to be kept by the employers relating to any year will be conserved for 6 years after expiry of the year to which they relate & shall be produced by an inspector.
All the Employers shall provide all reasonable facilities to an inspector for making any entry, inspection, supervision, examination or inquiry as mentioned under this Act.
The act provides that the punishment for an offense under the Act. &the provisions have been made to this effect that any person, guilty of an offense under the act shall be liable to fine, that may, for the first offense, extend to 100 rupees and for every succeeding offense the fine may extend to500 rupees.
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