Registration of dealers
3. [(l) The Chairman shall maintain separate registers, in such forms as may be prescribed, for registration of bidders, blenders, wholesalers and retailers, and may register any person in such register on an application made to him, giving such particulars, in such form, and on payment of such fees as may be prescribed, and subject to such conditions, if any, as the Chairman may think fit to impose.
(1A) The Controller-General shall maintain separate registers for registration of importers, and register any person in such register, in the manner indicated in sub-section (1).]
(2) The Controller-General [or, as the case may be, the Chairman] may require any person applying for registration under sub-section (1) to furnish such further particulars and information and to produce such documents as the Controller-General [or, as the case may be, the Chairman] may consider necessary for the purpose.
(3) The Controller-General [or, as the case may be, the Chairman] shall notify in the official Gazette the name of every person registered under sub-section (1).
(4) Nothing in this section shall be construed as precluding a person registered in any one of the registers maintained under sub-section (1) from being registered in any other register so maintained.