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Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020

The Government of Haryana recently passed the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020 (“Act”), which mandates private organizations in the State to reserve 75% of jobs in the organization for persons domiciled in Haryana. While the Act is yet to be enforced by the State government, there has been substantial push-back on its […]

Amendments to Deposit Rules: Reviving Start-Up Ecosystem in India

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) has amended certain provisions of the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014 (“Rules”), vide a notification dated September 7, 2020 (“Amended Rules”). The Amended Rules deal with exceptions to amounts that are considered as a ‘deposit’ for a start-up, under the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”) and the Rules. The […]

Highlights of the Factories (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2018

The Government of Haryana vide notification dated July 20, 2020 has notified the Factories (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2018 (“Amending Act”) to further amend the Factories Act 1948 (“Act”) as in force in the state of Haryana with immediate effect. The Amending Act, inter alia, has increased threshold limit for applicability of the Act and has also […]

Consumer Protection Act, 2019

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (“CP Act 2019”) received the Presidential assent and was published in the Official Gazette on August 9, 2019. The Central Government, vide notification dated July 15, 2020, has brought into force certain provisions of the CP Act 2019, relating to product liability, consumer protection councils, mediation etc. effective from July […]