Punjab Shops and Establishments (Security) Act, 1999
Punjab Shops’ and Establishments’ (Security) Act, 1999
(Pb. Act II of 1999)
An Act to provide for the security of shops
Preamble.--- Whereas it is expedient to
provide for the security of shops and establishments;
It is hereby enacted as
1. Short title and commencement.—
(1) This Act may be called the Punjab Shops and Establishments (Security)
(2) It shall come into
force at once.
2. Security of Establishments.—
The Government may, by order, provide for the regulation of and enforcement
of measures for the security of the property and persons connected with an
Explanation.— In this Act,
(i) a bank, a money changer or a
financial institution; and
(ii) any office, firm, company, institution, industrial unit, undertaking,
shop or premises which undertakes any business, trade, manufacture, calling,
service, employment or occupation.
3. Penalties.— If any person
contravenes any order made under this Act, he shall be punished with
imprisonment which may extend to one month or with fine which may extend to
fifteen thousand rupees or with both and if the offence continues, the
Establishment may be kept sealed till such time the order is complied with.
4. Rules.— The Government may
make rules to give effect to the provisions of this Act.
5. Repeal.— The Punjab Shops
and Establishments (Security) Ordinance 1999 (II of 1999) is hereby
Act was passed by the Punjab Assembly on 28th January, 1999; assented to
by the Governor of the Punjab on 1st February, 1999; and, was published
in the Punjab Gazette (Extraordinary), dated 4th February, 1999, page
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