ACT 197
REGISTRATION OF BUSINESSES ACT 1956 (REVISED - 1978)



Schedule

[Section 2]

1. Any person who goes from place to place or to other person's houses carrying to sell or exposing for sale any food, drink, goods, wears or merchandise of any kind whatsoever or selling or offering for sale or hire his skill in handicraft or craftmanship and any person who sells or exposes for sale by retail only any food, drink, goods, wears or merchandise of any kind whatsoever, except a person who carries on such an occupation in or from-


2. Any person who is (not being a person who otherwise carries on a business within the meaning of this Act)-

[P.U.(A) 117/2003]

sells or exposes for sale by retail only any food, drink, goods, wears or merchandise grown, prepared, manufactured or processed solely in the Federation.


3. Any of the following persons, provided that they are actively and personally engaged for their own account and for the purpose of gaining their own livelihood:




Provided that in case of any person claiming exemption from the provisions of this Act the area held, occupied or cultivated does not in the aggregate exceed 25 acres and the number of persons employed by the person claiming exemption from the provisions of this Act does not exceed five at any time during the period to which such claim for exemption relates.

4. Any craftsman (not being a person exercising a profession as described in subparagraph 4(d) or a person who before exercising his craft for the purpose of gain is required to register with or obtain a permit or licence from some authority controlling the exercise of such craft) who-


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