The relaxation in rules for renewal of registration already exist. The renewal period is 3 years uniformly for all types of applicants. The registrants are allowed to renew their registration (in person or by prepaid post) on any working day during the period of three months of registration namely the month in which renewal falls due and following two months. The State Director may also use their discretionary power in special cases provided they are fully satisfied that renewal could not be carried out by the registrants due to any of the following reasons .
- A-Illness ;
- B- Arrest under Preventive Detention Laws;
- C- National Calamities like earthquake, flood etc.;
- D- Armed conflict with a foreign country;
- E- Service internal disturbances necessitating imposition of curfew etc. While granting restoration of old seniority in above cases, the State Director is required to record full reasons for the concession.
This information was given by Minister of Labour and Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge in reply to a written question in the Rajya Sabha today.