11. Power of exemption and suspension

The Central Government in respect of establishments under its control, and the State Government in respect of all other establishments within the State may, subject to such conditions, if any, as it thinks fit to impose, exempt any establishment to which this Act applies from all or any specified provisions of this Act, and may, on any special occasion in connection with a fair or festival or a succession of public holidays, suspend for a specified period the operation of this Act.