Street Vendors Act 2014: An Analysis of Cases, Rules, and Schemes

The Street Vendors Act 2014 was introduced to protect the rights of urban street vendors and regulate vending. While the Act defines the broad framework for regulating vendors, state governments are required to notify rules and schemes to detail the specificities under the Act. This document is intended to serve as a ready reference for street vendors, vendor associations, and other organisations advocating for vendors' rights. The first section elaborates on how various high courts have interpreted the Street Vendors Act. The second section reviews the delegated legislation (rules and schemes) of different states under the Act.

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