Shops (Conditions of Employment) Act, 1938

Records for purposes of Parts II, III and IV.

9.—(1) The Minister may, whenever and so often as he thinks fit, by order (in this Act referred to as a records order) require every person who is the proprietor of a shop to keep at such shop in relation to each member of the staff of such shop, records of such matters as are in his opinion necessary for the due enforcement of Parts II , III and IV of this Act and are specified in such order, and, if he thinks fit, may by such order require such records to be in a specified form.

(2) The Minister may by order under this section amend or revoke any order made under this section (including this sub-section).

(3) If whenever a records order is in force the proprietor of a shop fails, neglects, or refuses to comply with the requirements of such order or makes in any record, which such proprietor is required by such order to keep, any entry which is false in any material respect knowing the same to be false, such proprietor shall be guilty of an offence under this section.

(4) This section shall not apply in respect of the proprietor of a shop if the only members of the staff of such shop are relatives of such proprietor.