Administrative Service Agreement

This agreement is entered into by one party to utilize the various administrative services of another party. Service agreement with agency are ordinary contracts between company/person and agency specialized in providing professional or other services in particular filed independently for a particular period of time and upon fixed consideration on certain terms and conditions as agreed between the parties, but there will be no employer and employee relations between the parties or any third person employed for and on behalf of the said agency providing the services to the company/person. This Service Agreement is made by the company in favor of an agency to hire their administrative services for the temporary period as per agreed terms and conditions.

₹ 825.00


What is a service contract?


It is an agreement whereby the employer or master agrees to engage the services of the employee and the latter agrees to serve the employer on certain terms & conditions.


What are the essential clauses of service agreements?


a) Period of service & termination, b) Remuneration, c) Nature of work the employee has to perform, d) Restrictive conditions, if any.


What are the essentials principles of a service agreement?


a) Agreement must not result in bondage or slavery; b) Agreement must not be in restraint of profession, trade or business of any kind.


Is a reasonable restriction in restraint of trade, profession etc. valid?


Yes. Such restrictions are valid. For example, if an employee is restricted from carrying on any business of his own or anybody else, during the period of service, such restraint would be valid.


Are negative covenants necessary in a service agreement?


Yes. A contract of service cannot be specifically enforced. Hence, a negative covenant is generally included so that the employee is restrained from doing anything against the interest of the employer.


What are the types of service agreements?


a) Agreement where employer is engaged by a letter of appointment which only fixes his position or grade & his services are governed by the service rules & regulations of the employer; b) Agreement for appointment of an expert or advisor in any subject where the employment is made for a specialised subject.


Do service agreements need to be stamped?


Yes. Service agreements are liable to be stamped as ordinary agreements.


Do service agreements need to be registered?


No. Service agreements need not be registered.



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Stamp Paper

The Stamp Duty value will be made available to you at your legaljini account on purchase of the document.


Stamp Duty Payment option 1

If you wish to print Agreement on Stamp Paper, you can buy from court/ Stamp office and said Stamp paper will be used as 1st page of Agreement. If you wish to have 2 copies of Agreement you should buy 2 Stamp Papers (one Stamp Paper for each copy)


Stamp Duty Payment option 2

If you have facility of franking for Stamp Duty payment at nearest bank, you need to print the Agreement & get franking done. If you wish to have 2 copies of Agreement you should frank 2 copies (one copy for each party)





Ledger Paper

The rest of the document must be printed on SINGLE SIDES OF A SHEET of Ledger Paper


Available at:

This Legal Size Green Paper is available at any stationery shop.





Printing on Legal Paper:



On Stamp Paper

Print ONLY on the blank portion of the stamp paper.


On Ledger Paper

Print on a SINGLE SIDE of a sheet of Ledger Paper.





Number of Copies Needed:

Service Agreements with Agency are generally executed in Duplicate and duplicate is also required to be stamped accordingly.





Photographs & Signatures/ Thumb Impression & Initials:

The concerned parties must put their initials or marks by the concerned parties at the end of each and every page and also next to corrections/alterations made if any and sign and affix his/her/their mark and recent passport size photographs against their names at the last page. 





Witness Attestation (Both Parties):

Document must be attested by at least two witnesses.





Registration/ Notary

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