The Shop and Establishment Act registration regulates hours of work, payment of wages, leave, holidays, terms of service and other conditions of work of persons employed in shops, commercial establishments, establishments for public entertainment or amusement and other establishments and to provide for certain matters connected therewith. This registration is compulsory for every business place of work except those who falls under Factories Act 1948. It is an state regulation and each state has separate shop & establishment regulation.
Premises governed by the Act are shops, commercial establishments, residential hotels, clubs, restaurants, eating houses, the aters and other places of public amusement or entertainment etc. except those who falls under Factories Act 1948.