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The Cotton Cloth Act, 1918

( ACT NO. XXIII OF 1918 )

Appointment of Advisory Committees
5. Where a Controller is appointed in exercise of the power conferred by section 3, the Government shall appoint a Committee consisting of such number of persons having knowledge of the cotton or cotton cloth trade as it thinks fit to assist the Controller with their advice in the performance of his duties. Before a Controller issues any order declaring and defining the classes of standard cloth or fixing the prices to be paid to the manufacturer, he shall consult the Committee, and he may consult the Committee on any other matter connected with his duties:
Provided that, if the opinion of the majority of members of the Committee who are present at any meeting is adverse to the issue of any order, the Controller shall, if he does not accept the Committee's advice, refer the matter for the decision of the Government.

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