The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014

The Street Vendors Act, 2014 is a pioneering initiative to protect the livelihood rights and social security of urban street vendors in the country and thereby aid poverty alleviation efforts of the Government. The Act aims at fostering a congenial environment for the urban street vendors to carry out their activities without harassment from any quarter. It also provides for regulation of urban street vending and is uniformly and mandatorily applicable to all the States and Union Territories.

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