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Drugs Controller General invites comments on draft guidance document on “Essential Principles for safety and performance of Medical Devices”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the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, which is 1st January, 2018, the Drugs Controller General, India (“DCGI”) has issued a draft guidance document...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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