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Master List



There are many Acts & Rules of the Government that are applicable to entrepreneurs. A Master List can be seen in the Table below.

Sl.No Name of the Act and Rule Acts & Rules Pertaining to
1 Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 MSME Development
2 1) Companies Act, 2013
2) The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
3) The Competition Act, 2002
4) The Partnership Act, 1932
5) The Societies Registration Act, 1860
6) Limited Liability Partnership Rules, 2012
7) The Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Rules, 2012
8) Limited Liability Partnership (Second Amendment) Rules, 2011
9) Limited Liability Partnership Rules, 2009 (Amendment) Rules 2011
10) LLP Winding Rules, 2010
Type of Entity Registration (main act)
3 West Bengal Co-operative Societies Rules, 2011
West Bengal Cooperative Societies Act, 2006
West Bengal Co-operative Societies (Second Amendment) Act, 2013
State Act/Rule w.r.t Cooperatives
4 1) West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955
2) WBLR (Amendment) Act 1981
3) Rent Act 1859
4) Bengal Tenancy Act 1885
5) Land Acquisition Act I of 1894
6) West Bengal Estates Acquisition Act, 1955
7) West Bengal Non - Agricultural Tenancy Act, 1949
8) The Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable property Act, 1952
9) The West Bengal Land (Requisition & Acquisition) Act, 1948 (Act II of 1948)
10) The West Bengal Land Development and planning Act, 1948
11) The West Bengal Acquisition and Settlement of Homestead Land Act, 1969
12) The West Bengal Requisitioned Land (continuance of Power) Act, 1951
13) The Labourers, Artisans and Fishermen Act, 1975
14) Restoration of Alienated Land Act, 1573
15) Urban Land (Ceiling & Regulation) Act, 1976
Central and State - Land Related Acts
5 1) West Bengal Fire Services Act, 1950
2) The West Bengal Fire Services (Fire License) Rules 2004
3) The West Bengal Fire Services (Fire Prevention & Fire Safety) Rules, 2003
4) The West Bengal Fire Services (Temporary Structure and Pandals) Rules 2003 5) The West Bengal Fire Services (Maintenance of Discipline) Act 1974
6) Explosives Act 1884
7) Ammonium Nitrate Rules, 2012
8) Explosives Rules, 2008
9) Static & Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules, 1981
10) Calcium Carbide Rules, 1987
11) Cinematograph Film Rules, 1948
12) Inflammable Substances Act 1952
Central and State - Fire Related Acts/Rules
6 1) The West Bengal Municipal Act, 1993
2) The West Bengal Municipal (Building) Rules, 2007 3) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act, 1980
4) The Howrah Municipal Corporation Act, 1980
5) The Siliguri Municipal Corporation Act, 1990
6) The Asansol Municipal Corporation Act, 1990
7) The Chandannagore Municipal Corporation Act, 1990
8) The Durgapur Municipal Corporation Act, 1994
9) The West Bengal Valuation Board Act, 1978
10) West Bengal Panchayiti Raj Act, 1973
11) West Bengal Panchayat (Panchayat Samiti Administration) Rules, 1984
12) West Bengal Panchayat (Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti) Accounts and Financial Rules, 2003
State Municipality and Regional Acts/Rules
7 1) The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act. 1974
2) The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
3) The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act, 2003
4) The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Rules, 1978
5) The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1975
6) Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution (Procedure for Transaction of Business) Rules, 1975 amended 1976
7) The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
8) The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1982
9) The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, amended 1991
10) The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986
11) Environment (Siting for Industrial Projects) Rules, 1999
12) The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989.
13) The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000.
14) The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Rules, 2010
15) The Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000
16) The National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995
17) The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960
18) State/Union Territory Minor Forest Produce (Ownership of Forest Dependent Community) Act, 2005
19) Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
20) The Indian Forest Act, 1927
21) Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003
22) The Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling & Trans boundary Movement) Rules, 2008
23) E-waste Management and Handling Rules 2011
24) The Plastics(Manufacture, Usage and Waste Management) Rules,2009
25) Bio-medical Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998
26) Plastic Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011
27) Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000
28) Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000
29) Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001
30) The Chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response) Rules, 1996
31) The Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage (Amendment) Rules, 2003
32) The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical (Amendment) Rules, 2000
33) Batteries (Management and Handling), Amendments Rules, 2010
Central - Pollution and Product related Acts
8 1) The Factories Act, 1948
2) The West Bengal Factories Rules, 1958.
3) The West Bengal Factories (Welfare Officers) Rules, 1971.
4) The West Bengal Factories (Safety Officers) Rules, 1978.
5) The West Bengal Factories (Exemption) Rules, 1982.
6) West Bengal Shops & Establishments Act 1963
7) The West Bengal Boiler Rules, 1963.
8) The West Bengal Economiser Rules, 1958.
9) The West Bengal Boiler Operation Engineers' Rules, 1960.
10) The West Bengal Boiler Attendants' Rules, 1958.
11) The Indian Boilers Act,1923
12) The Indian Boiler Regulations,1950
13) Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959.
14) Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Rule 1960 as amended up to date.
15) The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995
16) The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1999
17) The West Bengal Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1974
18)The West Bengal Labour Welfare Fund Rules, 1976
19) The West Bengal Payment of Subsistence Allowance Act, 1969
20) The Trade Unions Act, 1926
21) The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
22) The Industrial Employment Act, 1946
23) The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
24) Employees State Insurance Act, 1940
25) The Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
26) Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
27) The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulations of Employment and Conditions of Service), 1979
28) The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
29) The Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951
30) The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
31) Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
32) The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
33) The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
34) The Payment of wages Act, 1936
35) The Employee's Compensation Act, 1923
36) The West Bengal Workmen’s House Rent Allowance Act, 1974
37) The West Bengal Unorganized Sector Workers Welfare Act, 2007
38) The Child Labour Act, 1986
39) ESI MB Rule, 1974
40) Employees' Deposit Linked Insurance Schemes, 1976
41) Employees' Pension Scheme, 1995
42) Employees' Provident Fund Scheme, 1952
43) Employee's State Insurance Act, 1948
44) Employees' State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950
45) Employees' State Insurance (General) Regulations, 1950
Central and State - Factories/Boiliers/Labour and its welfare related Acts
9 1) Electricity Act, 2003
2) Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2003
3) Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2007
4) The Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948
5) The Electricity Regulatory Commission Act, 1998
Electricity Related Acts
10 1) Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006
2) Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011
3) Food Safety and Standards Rules, 2011
Food Safety Related Acts/Rules and Regulations
11 1) The West Bengal forest (Establishment and Regulation of Saw - Mills and other Wood-Based Industries) Rules, 1982
2) Indian Forest Act, 1927
3) Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, amended 1988
4) Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003
5) Forest (Conservation) Rules, 1981, amended 1992
Central and State – Forest related Acts
12 1) The West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employment Act, 1979
2) The West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Rules, 1979
3) The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956
4) The West Bengal Value Added Tax Rules, 2005
5) The West Bengal Value Added Tax Act, 2003
6) The West Bengal Transport Infrastructure Development Fund Act, 2002
7) The West Bengal Tax on Entry of Goods into Local Areas Act, 2012
8) The West Bengal Tax on Entry of Goods into Local Areas Rules, 2012 9) Bengal Excise (Amendment) Act, 2012
10) The Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
11) The Medicinal & Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1955
12) West Bengal Molasses Control Act, 1973
13) Customs Act, 1962
14) Customs Tariff Act, 1975
15) Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1931
16) Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992
17) Foreign Trade (Regulation) Rules, 1993
18) Foreign Trade (Exemption from application of Rules in certain cases) Order, 1993
19) Central Excise Act, 1944
20) Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985
21) Taxation Laws (Amendment) Act, 2006
Central and State - Tax and Tariff related Acts
13 1) The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940
2) The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
3) The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1956
4) The Drugs (Prices Control) Order 1995 (under the Essential Commodities Act)
5) Clinical Establishments Act (The West Bengal)
6) Drugs (Control) Act (The West Bengal)
7) Homoeopathic System of Medicine Act (The West Bengal)
8) Paschim Banga Unani System of Medicine Act, (The West Bengal)
9) Drugs & Cosmetics (West Bengal Amendment) Act, (The West Bengal)
10) Smoke Nuisance Act, (The West Bengal)
11) State Health Service Act, (The West Bengal)
12) Acupuncture System of Therapy Act, (The West Bengal)
Central and State – Drugs and related Health Acts
14 West Bengal Right to Public Service Act,2013 State - Right to Public Services