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The Seeds Ordinance, 1977

( Ordinance NO. XXXIII OF 1977 )

Power to specify the standards of seed quality
1[6. After consultation with the Board, the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify-
(a) the standard regarding the germination percentage, purity percentage, moisture content and such other components of seed quality with respect to any seed of 2[any kind or variety];
(b) the mark or label to indicate that such seed conforms to the standard specified under clause (a) and the particulars which such mark or label may contain.]

  • 1
    Section 6 was substituted by section 4 of the Seeds (Amendment) Act, 1997 (Act No. XIII of 1997)
  • 2
    The words “any kind or variety” were substituted for the words “any notified kind or variety” by section 6 of the Seeds (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XXVI of 2005)
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