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 →
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States/ UTs to impose additional restrictions and to prohibit certain activities outside the containment zones has been withdrawn pursuant to these Guidelines.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 →
In the containment zones, only essential activities have been allowed to operate. Such activities will be closely monitored by the State and UT authorities and guidelines relating to containment zones will be strictly implemented.
The Central Pollution Control Board (“CPCB”) on 19th March 2020 issued guidelines for handling, treatment and disposal of Covid-19 waste at Healthcare Facilities, Quarantine Camps/ Quarantine-homes/ Home-care, Sample Collection Centers, Laboratories, State Pollution Control Boards (“SPCBs”)/ Pollution Control Committees (“PCCs”), Urban Local Bodies (“ULBs”) and Common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facilities (“CBWTF”) which includes setting up... Continue Reading →
Unlock from Employment Laws Perspective The nationwide lock-down and the resultant closure of various workplace directly affected the sustenance and livelihood of the employers and the employees. With closure of all business activities there was low or no source of income which gave rise to various issues and desire to implement cost cutting measures such... Continue Reading →
While the move taken by the Government may offer relief to stressed companies, certain provisions in the Ordinance can spring unwarranted consequences and open up the possibility of gross misuse of the leeway by wilful defaulters and fraudulent promoters.