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Drugs Controller General invites comments on draft guidance document on “Essential Principles for safety and performance of Medical Devices”

July 27, 2017 Industry Specific 0

In the backdrop of the upcoming enforcement of the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, which is 1st January, 2018, the Drugs Controller General, India (“DCGI”) has issued a draft guidance document...

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India bans use of staple pins in tea bags

July 27, 2017 Industry Specific 0

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (“FSSAI”) has recently issued a circular dated 24th July, 2017 banning the use of staple pins in tea bags. The Tea (Marketing) Control Order, 2003 defines tea...

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Ministry of Women and Child Development introduces ‘SHe-box’ (an online sexual harassment complaint management system)

July 27, 2017 Industry Specific 0

In a recent press release (attached) dated 24th July, 2017, the Ministry of Women and Child Development (“Ministry”) has introduced an online complaint management system — ‘SHe-box’ (sexual harassment...

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EPFO directs exempted establishments to file monthly returns online under new software by 25th July, 2017

July 27, 2017 Labour 0

The Employees Provident Fund Organization (“EPFO”), by way of a notification dated 19th July, 2017, directed the exempted establishments to file monthly returnby 25th July, 2017. As you may be aware, the...

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Orissa State Pollution Control Board revises authorization fees for the units handling Bio-Medical Waste, effective 20th July, 2017

July 26, 2017 Labour 0

In a recent Office Order dated 20th July, 2017, the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (“OSPCB”) has revised the application fees for authorization of the unitsunder the Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016, effective 20th July, 2017. The OSPCB has also directed...

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Tripura Labour Department invites comments on the Draft Tripura Shops and Establishments (5th Amendment) Rules, 2017

July 26, 2017 Labour 0

The Tripura Labour Department (“Department”), by way of a notification dated 19th July, 2017, has issued the Draft Tripura Shops and Establishments (5th Amendment) Rules, 2017 (“Draft Amendment Rules”). The Draft...

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EPFO clarifies on the functioning of the newly launched Unified Portal for transfer claims

July 26, 2017 Labour 0

In a Circular dated 21st July, 2017, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (“EPFO”) has clarified the functioning of the Unified Portal Interface for transfer claims. The EPFO had recently launched the new facility of...

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MCA revises Forms CRA-2 and AOC-4 effective 21st July, 2017

July 26, 2017 Corporate 0

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) has revised forms CRA-2 [Form of intimation of appointment of cost auditor by the company to Central Government] and AOC-4 [Form for filing financial statement and other documents with the...

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MCA amends provisions relating to Meetings of the Board through video conferencing or other audio-visual means

July 24, 2017 Corporate 0

With a view to amend the provisions governing meetings of the Board through video conferencing or other audio visual means covered in the Companies (Meetings of...

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