The State Government may, after consulting the Advisory Committee, by notification in the Official Gazette, and subject to such conditions and for such period as may be specified in the notification, exempt from the operation of all or any of the provisions of this Act or any Scheme made there under, all or any class or classes of Security Guards employed 1[by the agency or agent as may be specified in the notification and deployed] in any factory or establishment or in any class or classes of factories or establishments. If in the opinion of the State Government, all such Security Guards or such class or classes of Security Guards are in the enjoyment of benefits, which are on the whole not less favorable to such Security Guards than the benefits provided by or under this Act or any Scheme made there under;
[Provided that], the state Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, at any time, for reasons to be specified, rescind the aforesaid notification.
Registration of employer agency
Every employer agency which has directly employed private Security Guards or class or
classes of Security Guards for deployment to various establishments and 2[factories] to
whose security guards, the State Government has granted exemption, from operation of all or
any of the provisions of the Act or Scheme by issuing notification under section 23 of the
Act, shall get itself registered with the Board within 15 days from the date of publication of
the exemption notification by applying in the form devised by the Board, along with the
number of Security Guards on its rolls.
Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-clause
Directorate General Resettlement, Government of India, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi,
recognized sponsored employer agencies which employ only ex-serviceman as Security
Guards, shall register with the Board with police verification certificate of the Security
Guards enrolled with them for exemption.