The purpose of shops and establishment act is to regulate working hours, safety and conditions of work and holidays in private sector. The registration is mandatory all over India and is to be done with local labour office. Non Compliance is a Criminal Offence.
The conduct of trading activity is regulated by the municipality to safeguard safety to the neighborhood and nuisance to the public living near the trading concern. It is mandatory and different fee is collected by the government based on the activity.