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The Oilseeds Committee Act, 1946

( ACT NO. IX OF 1946 )

2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “Collector” means the officer appointed by the Government to perform in any specified area the duties of a Collector under the provisions of this Act and the rules made thereunder, and includes any officer subordinate to that officer whom he may by order in writing authorise to perform his duties under those provisions;
(b) “the Committee” means the Bangladesh Food and Agriculture Committee set up under sub section (1) of section 5A of the Agricultural Produce Cess Act, 1940, or any body which replaces the said Committee under sub section (2) of that section;
(c) “grower” means an agriculturist who grows oilseeds, with or without the aid of hired labour;
(d) “mill” means any place in which oilseeds are crushed with the aid of power, which is a factory as defined in section 2 of the 1[Factories Act, 1965];
(e) “oilseeds” does not include coconuts;
(f) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act.

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