Gujarat Assembly Passes Act to Allow Shops & Businesses Remain Open 24X7

Gujarat Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2019’ passed by Gujarat Assembly which came into force from May 1, 2019. The Act will allow the shops and other businesses in the state to operate 24×7.

The Act replaced the Gujarat Shops and Establishments Act, 1948 which prevented shops and other businesses from operating between 12 to 6 a.m. Employees will get twice the regular salary for working overtime, against the one-and-a-half-time as provided under the earlier act.

Source: Business Standard

Static/Current Takeaways Important for LIC AAO Exam:

  • Gujarat Capital: Gandhinagar, Governor: Om Prakash Kohli, CM: Vijay Rupani.

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