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THE COTTON CESS ACT, 1923

(ACT NO. XIV OF 1923).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 16th March, 1923  
  
     1 An Act to provide for the creation of a fund for the improvement and development of the growing, marketing and manufacture of cotton.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the creation of a fund to be expended by a Committee specially constituted in this behalf for the improvement and development of the growing, marketing and manufacture of cotton; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title and extent
2. Definitions
3. Imposition of Cotton Cess
4. Constitution of Bangladesh Cotton Committee
5. [Omitted]
6. Delivery of monthly returns
7. Collection of cess by Collector
8. Collection of cess on exported cotton
9. Finality of assessment and recovery of unpaid cess
10. Power to inspect mills and take copies of records and accounts
11. Information acquired to be confidential
12. Application of proceeds of cess
12A. [Omitted]
13. Validation
14. Dissolution of Committee
15. Power of the Government to make rules
16. Power to the Committee to make rules
17. Publication of rules
 
 

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