As a step towards reviving the economy, the Government of Karnataka has issued a notification on 2 January 2021 (2021 Notification) to allow all shops and commercial establishments in Karnataka employing 10 or more persons to operate 24×7 (subject to certain conditions). The 2021 Notification is effective for a period of 3 years from 7 January 2021.
Some of the key requirements under the 2021 Notification are:
The conditions in the 2021 Notification are in addition to those stipulated under the Karnataka Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1961 (Karnataka S & E Act); Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923. 2021 Notification also prescribes penal action against the employer/manager for violating the provisions set out in the notification.Download PDF to read more
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