ESSENTIAL SERVICES MAINTAINENCE (ESMA)ACT

What is ESMA? The Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) was enacted in 1968, to maintain “certain essential services (which if obstructed would) affect the normal life of the community”. The Essential Services Maintenance Act empowers the government to control production, distribution and supply of certain essential commodities. What are the aims of ESMA? The Act… Continue reading ESSENTIAL SERVICES MAINTAINENCE (ESMA)ACT