Shop & Establishment Registrations

Registration under Karnataka Shops Act

THE KARNATAKA SHOPS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 1961 provides for the regulation of conditions of work and employment in Shops & commercial establishments in the State of Karnataka.

Who has to register?

Every Shop or Establishment carrying trade, business or services within the notified areas of State of Karnataka, compulsorily, within 30 days from starting the business shall register his establishment under this Act.

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What is the definition of shop or establishment?

'Shops’ includes offices, storerooms, godowns, warehouses, whether in the same premises or otherwise, used in such connection with such trade or business, but does not include a commercial establishment or a shop attached to a factory. Commercial Establishment means a commercial or trading or banking or insurance establishment, an establishment or administrative service in which persons employed are mainly engaged in office work, a hotel, restaurant, boarding or eating house, a café or any other refreshment house, a theatre or any other place of public amusement or entertainment.