Gujarat Simplifies Renewal of License Under Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules, 2011

the proposed amendment is a positive step and promotes self-regulation by easing the burden of compliances. It is an excellent example of simplification of laws and highly welcomed by the manufacturers, repairers or dealers of weights and measures.

Medical Devices – A new regulation

This is where the previously regulated 37 devices differ from the new entrants. The former is an exception to the registration requirement under the amendment. This has far reaching consequences and hence considerable grace period is provided to comply with the registration and other requirements. All importers and manufacturers have to get their devices registered before 1st October 2021, failing which they cannot resume their business till licensing requirements are met.

Legal Update- Ministry of Corporate Affairs amends the definition of ‘listed companies’

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified amendments to the Companies (Specification of Definitions details) Rules, 2014 on 19th February 2021 (“Amendment Rules”). The aforesaid amendment has excluded certain classes of companies from the ambit of the definition of “listed companies”. As per the Amendment Rules, following companies are exempted: Public companies that do not have... Continue Reading →

Legal Metrology Decriminalization and Nomination -Most Awaited

The proposals tackle challenges posed by the Act without ignoring the aims sought to be fulfilled by it. Given that many wrongdoers get away with their malpractices because of a higher standard of proof, strictly enforced monetary penalties and cancellation of license as measures of compliance would be, at least, equally efficient as imprisonment...

Unlock 5.0 – Is this the right time to eat out?

In a brief update to our post of yesterday, we see that the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, in a meeting with the representative of restaurant business associations held yesterday (28th September 2020), stated that the State Government of Maharashtra has prepared guidelines to restart the restaurant operations and activities. These guidelines have been submitted to... Continue Reading →

Covid-19: Unlock 4.0 Guidelines – What’s New

Guidelines by Ministry of Home Affairs The right given to the States/ UTs to impose additional restrictions and to prohibit certain activities outside the containment zones has been withdrawn pursuant to these Guidelines. The State/ UTs cannot impose any local lockdown, outside the containment zones, without prior consultation from the Central Government. The Ministry of... Continue Reading →

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