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The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937

( ACT NO. I OF 1937 )

2. In this Act, unless the contrary appears from the subject or context,-
(a) “agricultural produce” includes all produce of agriculture or horticulture and all articles of food or drink wholly or partly manufactured from any such produce, and fleeces and the skins of animals;
(b) “counterfeit” has the meaning assigned to that word by section 28 of the 1[Penal Code];
(c) “covering” includes any vessel, box, crate, wrapper, tray or other container;
(d) “grade designation” means a designation prescribed as indicative of the quality of any scheduled articles;
(e) “grade designation mark” means a mark prescribed as representing a particular grade designation;
(f) “quality”, in relation to any article, includes the state and condition of the article;
(g) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(h) “scheduled article” means an article included in the Schedule; and
(i) an article is said to be marked with a grade designation mark, if the article itself is marked with a grade designation mark or any covering containing or label attached to such article is so marked.

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