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FAQ under Kerala Shops and Commercial Act

FAQ under Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Act

 

 

Whether all shops and commercial establishments have to be registered under Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Act

 

 

All shops and commercial establishments except the establishments registered under Factories Act have to be registered under this Act.

 

Establishments without workers to be registered under the Act

 

 

All shops and commercial establishments have to be registered under the Act irrespective of the number of workers.

 

Procedure for registration of establishments under Shop Act

 

 

(i) Application in form B1
(ii) Original Copy of the Chalan receipt having remitted the prescribed fee at the nearest treasury of the office of the Asst. Labour Officer
(iii) Submit the form B1 and original chalan receipt at the office of the Asst. Labour Officer having jurisdiction over the area with in 60 days from the date of commencement of the establishment

 

What is the prescribed fees under the Act

 

 

No. of workers Nil - `10

Up to 5 workers- ` 50

Above 5 and up to 10 workers-  ` 50

Above 10 and up to 20 workers- ` 200

Above 20 and up to 30 workers- ` 300

Above 30 and up to 50 workers- ` 500

Above 50 and up to 100 workers- `1000

Above 100 workers- `2000

 

What is the Head of Account in which fee is to be remitted

 

 

0230-800-95

 

How and when to renew the Registration Certificate

 

 

Repeat the procedure in item No. 3 and submit along with the Registration Certificate 30 days before the expiry of registration certificate.

 

Total number of hours required to be worked by an employee in an establishment.

 

 

No employee is required or allowed to work for more than 8 hours in any day and 48 hours in any week.

 

Can an employee be employed more than the prescribed working hours, if so what extra remuneration to be paid.

 

 

Number of hours of work including overtime shall not exceed ten hours in anybody and total number of hours of overtime shall not exceed fifty hours for any quarter. The employee is entitled wages at the rate of twice the ordinary rate.

 

A work man working for an extra time of 15 minutes to serve a customer whether he is entitled to extra wages.

 

 

Yes

 

What is the period of work of an employee in an establishment including intervals for rest.

 

 

Ten and a half hours

 

Is it necessary to observe weekly closure by a shopkeeper if there is no workman in the establishment

 

 

Every shop with or without workman shall remain entirely closed on one day of the week (exhibit a notice to that effect)

 

Total number of leave with wages entitled to an employee completed 12 months of continuous service

 

 

Holidays with wages for a period of 12 days
Leave with wages for a period of 12 days on the ground of sickness
Casual leave with wages for a period of 12 days on any reasonable grounds.

 

Can a woman employee be employed after 7 PM

 

 

No woman employee or persons below 17 years shall be employed before 6 am or after 7 pm.

 

Registers to be maintained by an employer

 

 

Register of employment in form A
Service Record in form BB
Holidays given to workers in form E
Extracts of the Act in Malayalam 
Register of holidays and leave granted in form F
Visit book
Quarterly returns in form H (if there are 10 or more workers)

 

Whether cinema theaters are exempted become the opening & closing time

 

 

Cinema theaters are not permitted to open before 9 am on Sundays, Saturdays and public holidays and 1 pm on other days and to be closed before 2 am.

 

 

 

 

 

Note:- For more information please contact Citizen’s Call Center in 155300

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FAQ under Minimum Wages Act

FAQ under Minimum Wages Act

 

 

Minimum number of workers to be employed for coming under the preview of Minimum Wages Act.

 

 

Even if there is only one employee, where employment is notified as scheduled of employment, the employer is liable to pay Minimum Wages

 

No of hours of work for getting Minimum Wages

 

 

9 hours for adult and 4 1/2 hrs for child

 

Prescribed overtime and wages under Minimum Wages Act

 

 

50 hours in a quarter. Double the ordinary rate of wages is given as overtime wages

 

Registers and records to be maintained by an employer

 

 

Muster Roll in form VI, Register of wages in form XI, Over time register in Form V,

Register of fines in Form I, Visit book, Register of deductions, Annual Return in Form II, 
Wage Slip in Form XIII 

 

Not getting Minimum Wages, what remedy.

 

 

File a claim petition before the Deputy Labour Commissioner by the employee/any legal practitioner/official of a registered union/ Inspector/person permitted by the authority.

 

I am not getting Minimum Wages for the last one year. Can I get the arrears for the period.

 

 

Eligible to get arrears of Minimum Wages for the last six months.

 

Employer is not maintaining the prescribed registers. Where should I complain?

 

 

Assistant Labour Officer having jurisdiction over the area in notified as the Inspector under the Minimum Wages Act.

 

The employer is preparing registers and records as and when he receives the inspection notice from the inspector. Is it permitted.

 

 

No, the employer is liable to maintain registers and records up to date and to be maintained at least for 3 years after last entry made in the registers.

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