West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Rules, 1982

These rules may be called the West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Rules, 1982.

Amendment of West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Rules, 1982

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
Department of Agriculture
(MW & C – Branch)

No. 19162-MW&C Dated, Calcutta the 8 November, 1982

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the power conferred by section 38 of West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act, 1972 (West Ben. Act XXXV of 1972), the Governor is pleased hereby to make the following rules, namely:

CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY

  1. Short title
  2. Definitions

CHAPTER II
LICENCING

  1. Application for licence for purposes other than that of setting up storage / hat / bazaar / mela for renewing licence
  2. Application for licence for setting up storage/hat/bazaar/mela or renewal of licence
  3. Fee for applying for grant or renewal licence
  4. Grant or renewal of licence
  5. Terms and conditions of licence
  6. Licence Register
  7. Cancellation or suspension of licence
  8. Appeal against cancellation or suspension of licence.
  9. Issue of duplicate licence

CHAPTER III
REGULATION OF AGRICULTURAL MARKETING

  1. Retail sale
  2. Marketing of Agricultural produce in a market area
  3. Inspection and verification
  4. Confiscation of non-standard scale, weight and measures
  5. Prohibition of adulteration of agricultural produce
  6. Payment of fees to the market committee
  7. Submission of returns and assessment of fees
  8. Settlement of disputes between buyers and sellers
  9. Promotion of grading and standardisaton of agricultural produce
  10. Dissemination of information etc.

CHAPTER IV
MARKET COMMITTEE, ITS SUB COMMITTEES, SECRETARY, OFFICERS AND OTHER EMPLOYEES

  1. Transaction of business of the market committee
  2. Function of the market committee
  3. Terms and conditions of appointment of members of the committee
  4. Constitution of sub-committee by the market committee
  5. Terms and conditions of appointment of Secretary
  6. Appointment of others and employees
  7. Appeal against the decision of the Board in service matters

CHAPTER V
MARKET COMMITTEE FUND, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT

  1. Market committee fund
  2. Receipts
  3. Payments
  4. Accounts
  5. Audit
  6. Submission of accounts

CHAPTER VI
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO MARKET COMMITTEES

  1. Appeal against order decree of the Director or the Board to the State Government
  2. Publication of State Government orders regarding exemption
  3. Effect of dissolution of market committee

CHAPTER VII
WEST BENGAL STATE MARKETING BOARD

  1. Quorum for a meeting of the Board
  2. Meetings of the Board
  3. Terms and condition of appointment of the Chief Executive Officer

CHAPTER VIII
REPEAL AND SAVING

  1. Repeal

No. 19162-MWC dated 08.11.1982

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