Odisha Govt. notifies the Odisha S &CE (Amendment) Rules, 2019; requirement to renew registration of shops and commercial establishments done away with; registration to be valid till revoked / by furnishing of undertaking of closure
In line with the Draft Amendment dated 13th June, 2019, the Odisha Labour and ESI Department has notified the Odisha Shops and Commercial Establishments (Amendment) Rules, 2019, effective July 31, 2019.
The notified Amendment, does away with the requirement to renew the registration certificate under the Odisha Shops and Commercial Establishment Rules, 1958. Further the certificate of registration will now remain in force till it is revoked or closed by furnishing an undertaking in Form 16 to the Inspector of the area.
[Please note that while the notified amendment copy is dated 31st July, 2019. The same has been located in the Odisha Gazette only today].