Government of West Bengal exempts all classes of petrol and diesel pumps from Section 6 of the West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963

Nov 14, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The State Government of West Bengal on November 08, 2019, has exempted all classes of petrol and diesel (filling station) from the operation of section 6(2) of the West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963, which specifies the hours of work in shops, on the occasion of Bye election in the 34-Kaliaganj (SC); 77-Karimpur and 224-Kharagpur Sadar Assembly Constituencies on November 25, 2019.

The exemption will be subject to the condition that any work done beyond eight and a half hours a day or forty eight hours a week will be regarded as over time work for payment of over time wages under Section 13 of the West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963.

[Notification No. Labr/961/(LC-IR)/IR/7S-06/17]


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