The the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was notified on 23rd April, 2013. It came into effective force on 9th December 2013 when the Rules under it were notified. The Law requires employers to constitute internal committees to address complaints. It sets time limits for addressing complaints while giving internal committees sweeping powers of civil courts to investigate matters. It also sets up local complaints committees at the district that require reporting and serve as watchdogs for any unheeded complaints. It provides that employers educate employees about sexual harassment and mandates preventive measures such as workshops and sensitization. Companies can be fined for default and can even lose their registration or licenses.