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The Jute Regulation Act, 1940 (Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. V Of 1940 )

Power to make rules
23. (1) The Government may, after previous publication, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
 
 
 
 
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, the Government may make rules to provide for all or any of the following matters:-
 
 
 
 
(a) the appointment and duties of recording officers;
 
 
 
 
(b) the manner and form in which the record referred to in sub section (1) of section 3 shall be prepared;
 
 
 
 
(c) the exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (a) and (b) of sub section (4) of section 3;
 
 
 
 
(d) the manner of publication of the notice published under sub section (4) of section 3, and the form of such notice;
 
 
 
 
(e) the manner of furnishing a copy of the entry in the record under sub section (1) of section 4;
 
 
 
 
(f) the period allowed for the making of, and the manner of making, objections and applications under sub section (2) of section 4;
 
 
 
 
(g) the appointment of authorities to hear objections and applications under sub section (2) of section 4, and the manner of hearing such objections and applications;
 
 
 
 
(h) the manner of correcting and authenticating the record under sub section (1) of section 5, the manner of applying for the revision of the final record, the fee payable for making such an application, and the manner of examining and revising the final record under that sub section;
 
 
 
 
(i) the constitution of a Committee and the appointment of the members and Chairman thereof;
 
 
 
 
(j) the procedure to be followed by, the quorum at a meeting of, and the manner of filling casual vacancies among, members of the Committee;
 
 
 
 
(k) the exercise by the Collector of the powers conferred upon him by section 6;
 
 
 
 
(l) the form of the statement referred to in sub section (1), and the exercise of the powers conferred by sub section (2), of section 7;
 
 
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(n) the publication of a notification under section 9 or section 9A;
 
 
 
 
(o) the manner of making an allotment under sub¬-section (1) of section 10, and the period within which such allotment shall be made;
 
 
 
 
(p) the manner of giving notice of, and the form and manner of issue of, a licence under sub section (1) of section 10, and the manner of signing and sealing, such licence or a copy thereof;
 
 
 
 
(q) the manner of making an application under sub-section (2) of section 10;
 
 
 
 
(r) the manner of, and the fee payable for, preferring an appeal under section 12;
 
 
 
 
(s) the manner of making an examination under section 14, and the exercise of the powers conferred by sub section (3) of that section;
 
 
 
 
(t) the manner of reporting to the Sub-divisional Magistrate under sub section (2) of section 14 and the form of such report; and
 
 
 
 
(u) the manner of realisation and disposal of fees payable under this Act.
 
 
 
 
(3) In making any rule under this section the Government may direct that any person committing a breach thereof shall, on conviction by a Court, be punishable with fine, which may extend to fifty Taka, and where the breach is a continuing one, with a further fine which may extend to ten Taka for every day, after the first, during which the breach continues subsequent to such conviction.
 
 

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    Clause (m) was omitted by section 6 of the East Bengal Jute Regulation (East Pakistan Amendment) Act, 1964 (East Pakistan Act No. IV of 1964)
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