Before filing the application for Private Security Agency Regulation Act, 2005, the applicant need to work on its essential requirements in terms of documents required.
The antecedent verification is filled with the respective authorities as appointed by the state government. The application for police verification is to be filed for each and every director, promoter, partner or say the owner of the security agency.
Once the NOC is issued from the concerned Police authorities, controlling authority may either grants the license to run and operate a private security agency or reject the same by assigning a reason. The total time to complete the process is 60 days from the date of making a complete application. The application for PSARA License can be made for a district or for five districts or for the entire state. The government fee depends on the number of districts for which an application is made. The process of making PSARA application differs from state to state.
The PSARA specifies that every security agency is required to engage supervisors to supervise the work of security guards engaged by the agency. The security agency is required to provide the necessary training and skills to the supervisors. A person from the army, navy or air force with a minimum of three years of experience, must be given preference while engaging a supervisor. The Act specifies the criteria, qualification and disqualification for a security guard. The Act specifies the eyesight, health condition as well as the rule on the uniform of the persons to be employed as a security guard.
The PSARA is a Law passed by the central government and mandates every state government to appoint Controlling Authority, an officer not lower than a Joint Secretary in the rank, who shall be responsible for the implementation of the law relating to starting and running of a security agency. Following are the general duties of the controlling authority appointed under PSARA
The application for issue of PSARA License is to be submitted to the office of the controller authority of respective state and after reciept of NOC from the relevant police authorities, the License is generally issued within sixty days. It is further provided that after the grant of PSARA License the security agency shall commence the business operation within six months.