West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963

West Bengal Act XIII of 1963
West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963

An Act to regulate holidays, hours of work, payment of wages and leave of persons employed in shops and establishments.

  1. Short title, extent, commencement and application.
  2. Definitions
  3. References to time of day
  4. Act or some of its provisions not applicable to certain establishments, shops and persons
  5. Holidays in shops and establishments
  6. Hours of work in shops
  7. Hours of work in establishments
  8. Special provisions for young persons
  9. Restriction on employment of children
  10. Restriction on employment of young persons or women
  11. Leave
  12. Person employed to be entitled to wages for the period of privilege leave in case of termination of service
  13. Wages for overtime work
  14. Payment and recovery of wages
  15. Notice of termination of service
  16. Registration of shops and establishments
  17. Shopkeepers and employers to maintain and keep records, etc.
  18. Persons employed to be furnished with letter of appointment
  19. Appointment of Inspectors
  20. Powers or Inspectors
  21. Penalties
  22. Procedures
  23. Indemnity
  24. Savings of certain rights and privileges
  25. Power to make rules
  26. Repeal

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