The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020 (“Bill”), which was passed by the Legislative Assembly of Haryana on November 5, 2020, received the assent of the Governor of Haryana on February 26, 2021. The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020 (“Act”), has been published for general information in the extraordinary gazette of Haryana on March 2, 2021, and will come into force, once it is notified by the Government of Haryana (“Haryana Government”). The Act is applicable to (i) all companies, societies, trusts, limited liability partnerships, partnership firms, (ii) persons employing 10 (ten) or more persons and (iii) any entity as may be notified by the Haryana Government and will be operational for a period of 10 (ten) years from the date of its commencement. The Act does not apply to the Central or the State Government or any organisation owned by either of them. The draft rules under the Act are currently awaited.
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