Registration of Commercial Establishments – Mumbai

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    Anyone who wishes to open new shop or a commercial establishment wants to commence its business within the jurisdiction of Government of Maharashtra, has to register itself under The Bombay Shops and Commercial Establishment Act, 1948.

    Within 30 days of commencement of work, every establishment shall sent to the Inspector of the
    local area concerned a statement, in a prescribed form, together with such fees
    as may be prescribed, containing-
    (a) the name of the employer and the manager, if any;
    (b) the postal address of the establishment;
    (c) the name, if any, of the establishment;
    (d) the category of the establishment, i.e., whether it is a shop, commercial
    establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating house, theater or other
    place of public amusement or entertainment; and
    (e) such other particulars as may be prescribed.

  • Penalty

    "The employer and the manager shall, on conviction, each be punished for each offense with fine which shall not be less than one thousand rupees and which may extend to five thousand rupees:
    Provided that, if the contravention is continued after the expiry of the tenth day after conviction, the employer shall on conviction be punished with a further fine which may extend one hundred rupees for each day on which the contravention is so continued"

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

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