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West Bengal Silkworm Seed, Cocoon and Silk Yarn Rules, 1991

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Government of West Bengal
Department of Cottage & Small Scale Industries

No. 57-Cot(IV) Date: 11th January, 1991

West Bengal Silkworm Seed, Cocoon and Silk Yarn (Regulation of Production, Supply, Distribution and Sale) Rules, 1991

Chapter – I
Preliminary

  • Short title and commencement.
  • Definitions.

Chapter – II
Regulation of Production etc., of Silkworm Seed and Cocoon

  • Restriction on rearing silkworms.
  • Application for grant of licence.
  • Grant of licence.
  • Fee for grant or renewal of licence.
  • Renewal of licence.
  • Procedure on death of licensee.
  • Loss of licence.
  • Payment of fees.
  • Qualification of seed preparer, seed rearer and reeler.
  • Conditions to be complied with by seed preparation.
  • Conditions to be complied with by a licensed rearer.
  • Further examination to determine whether eggs are diseased.
  • Sanitary and other conveniences that should be provided for at the production and distribution centres of silkworm seed.
  • Authorisation to possess silkworm seed.

Chapter – III
Regulation of sale and purchase of silk yarn

  • Officer to authorise for possession of silk yarn, etc.
  • Application for the grant of licence as a trader in silk yarn.
  • Renewal of licence.
  • Conditions for granting a licence.
  • Maintenance of Accounts etc.
  • Storage of silk yarn.

Chapter – IV
Miscellaneous

  • Constitution of development and price stabilisation from authority.
  • Appeal.
  • Composition of offences.
  • Procedure regarding seizure etc.
  • Power of Director.

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