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Shop Act Registration/Gumasta License

Exclusively for Entrepreneurs

Just in   999/-  Rs. 2,000/-

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offer

GST Registration @ Rs. 999/-

Partnership registration @ Rs. 5499/-

MSME Certificate @ Rs. 999/-

Import Export License @ Rs. 1999/-

Trademark Application @ Rs. 1499/-

One Year Free Consultancy

About Shop Act/Gumasta License

Any Company / Firm / Person who wishes to open new shop or a commercial establishment wants to commence its business within the jurisdiction of Government of Maharashtra, has to register itself under The Bombay Shops and Commercial Establishment Act, 1948.

The Shop and Establishment Act is regulated by the Department of Labour and regulates premises wherein any trade, business or profession is carried out. The act not only regulates the working of commercial establishments, but also societies, charitable trusts, printing establishments, educational institutions run for gain and premises in which banking, insurance, stock or share brokerage is carried on. This act regulates areas such as working hours, rest interval for employees, opening and closing hours, closed days, national and religious holidays, overtime work, rules for employment of children, annual leave, maternity leave, sickness and casual leave, etc.

Shops are defined as premises where goods are sold either by retail or wholesale or where services are rendered to customers, and include an office, a store-room, godown, warehouse or workhouse or work place.

Establishments are defined as shop, a commercial establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating-house, theatre or other places of public amusement or entertainment. Further, establishments as defined by the act may also include such other establishments as defined by the Government by notification in the Official Gazette.

However, factories are not covered by the shops & establishments act and are regulated by the Factories Act, 1948

Amplus is, a leading legal consultant, offers quick Shops and Establishments registration service in India. Amplus can help you to registration, of Shops and Establishments. The average time taken to complete the filing of application is about 1 - 2 working days, subject to government processing time and client document submission. Get a free consultation for registration before and Shops and Establishments. By filling up the above inquiry form you can speak to our expert advisor on the Shops and Establishments registration process.

The Shops and Establishments Registration process is completely online, so you don't even have to leave your home to get your entity registered. At Amplus, we complete the application online within 1-2 working days.

Required Documents
    Company PAN card
    Company/Firm Address Proof
    MOA, AOA & Incorporation Certificate /LLP Agreement/ Partnership deed /Shop Act / Ghumasta License.
    Partnership deed /Shop Act / Ghumasta License


Process

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We explain entire procedure on call

We submit your documents with Labour Department

You will get certificate of Registration

FAQs

“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.

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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, 1948. Online Shop Act Application is available Now. Shop Act Renewal is also available online.

In the first instance the operation of the Act is confined to the municipal areas specified in Schedule I to the Act. But the State Government is required to extend the operation of the Shop Act to other areas having population of 25,000 and more.

Broadly speaking the premises governed by the Act are shops, commercial establishments, residential hotels, clubs, restaurants, eating houses, theatres and other places of public amusement or entertainment.

The establishment of the Central Government and the State Government are exempted from all provisions of the Act.

Reading the law, it becomes clear that any business which is involved in selling goods or services to customers out of a commercial office becomes liable to register. To repeat the point made earlier then, if you work out of an office and your products or services are sold online, you could exploit the loophole that no customers are purchasing from your shop, and hence registration would not be necessary. If however, you also entertain walk in clients and sell products and services to them, that loop-hole would no longer be available to you to use.

Shops are not allowed to be opened earlier than 7 a.m. usually, unless they sell perishable goods like milk and fish for which they are allowed to be open from 5 a.m. Shops must be closed by 8.30 p.m. except in certain cases. An employee in a shop or commercial establishment cannot be required or allowed to work for more than 9 hours in a day and 48 hours in a week, as a result of our labour laws. After every five hours of continuous work, the person must be allowed to rest. Even if the employee is working over-time, he/she should not work more than 11 hours a day. One day in a week compulsorily must be a holiday, for which pay cannot be deducted.

No, unfortunately. There are different laws for different regions in the country. So in addition to the Bombay Shops and Establishments Act, 1948 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.

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Every Indian state has enacted certain rules and regulations with regard to conditions of work. The objective is to secure uniform benefits for employees working in different establishments, from shops, commercial establishments and residential hotels to restaurants, theatres and other places of public amusement or entertainment.

Reading the law, it becomes clear that any business which is involved in selling goods or services to customers out of a commercial office becomes liable to register. To repeat the point made earlier then, if you work out of an office and your products or services are sold online, you could exploit the loophole that no customers are purchasing from your shop, and hence registration would not be necessary. If however, you also entertain walk in clients and sell products and services to them, that loop-hole would no longer be available to you to use.

“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.

The establishment of the Central Government and the State Government are exempted from all provisions of the 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.

No, unfortunately. 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.

Broadly speaking the premises governed by the Act are shops, commercial establishments, residential hotels, clubs, restaurants, eating houses, theatres and other places of public amusement or entertainment.

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