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The Labour Department, A & N Admin provides the following Four “Clearances” for Enterprises proposed to be established / already functioning in A & N Islands. The procedures are the same for getting all the four clearances, with minor variations.
In order to facilitate Enterprises and to reduce the hassles faced by Entrepreneurs in setting up Business units in A & N Islands, the department has also laid down instructions to Inspectors that :
The Labour Department, A & N Admin issues Clearances to entrepreneurs who propose to establish / already established an Enterprise in A & N Islands.
The entrepreneur / representative has to submit the Application in Physical Form in person either (a) At office of Assistant Labour Commissioner, (ALC) Labour Department, Port Blair/ Hutbay / Rangat or (b) At Common Service Centres established by A & N Admin in A & N Islands. In either case, the application form should be submitted along with list of Supporting documents for the Enterprise.
The ALC office will forward the submitted Application form to Concerned Labour Inspector / Inspector of Factories depending on the type of Enterprise and the Area of Jurisdiction.
The concerned Inspector will carry out Inspection on Site at Enterprise to verify that all required arrangements for Labour laws and regulations are set up by the entrepreneur in Enterprise premises. The entrepreneur should therefore ensure that Check List of critical Activities / Arrangements are set up in the Enterprise before the inspection, failing which Clearance will not be issued by Labour department within the timelines prescribed.
If all Arrangements as required under Labour laws and regulations are set up in enterprise as noted during Inspection by the Inspector, the LC/ALC will issue the Clearance in the prescribed format as per Time lines prescribed.
The entrepreneur / representative has to submit the Application in Physical Form in person either (a) At office of Assistant Labour Commissioner, (ALC) Labour Department, Port Blair /Hutbay /Rangat or (b) At Common Service Centres established by A & N Admin in A & N Islands.
If the Entrepreneur wants to submit the Application for Clearance in Physical form, Click here to Download Blank Application Form for Clearance.
|S.No||Service Name||Name of the Documents|
|1||Licence Under the Factories ACT, 1948||
|2||Registration Under Contract Labour (R & A) ACT, 1970||
|3||Registration Under A & N Shops & Commercial Establishment Regulation 2004||
|4||Registration of Establishment under Building & Other Construction workers, Act 1996||
Presently, the User charges are levied by Labour department to provide Registration Certificate under A & N Shops and Establishment Regulation, as below, depending on no of manpower working in the enterprise :
The Clearances will be issued by Labour department within 15 days of submission of Application form by the entrepreneur to ALC office, provided :
The Clearances issued by Labour department is valid for a period of One year from Date of Issue. The entrepreneur will have to apply for “Renewal of Clearance” before expiry of Renewal period, in the same procedure as is done for getting a new Clearance from the department.
The Assistant Labour Commissioner, A & N Admin is the officer authorized to issue Clearances for all enterprises in A & N Islands.
Approval of site layout building plan of a factory under the factories act, 1948 Permission has to be obtained by every occupier from the chief inspector in the following cases -