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THE COTTON GINNING AND PRESSING ACT, 1957

(EAST PAKISTAN ACT NO. XIII OF 1957).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 7th May, 1957  
  
     An Act to provide for powers to regulate charges for ginning and pressing of cotton, to requisition factories for storing of cotton and to enforce any agreement for the purchase and sale of cotton. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for powers to control the charges for ginning and pressing of cotton, requisition of factories for storage of cotton and other incidental matters;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Ginning and pressing charges
4. Requisition of factories, etc.
5. Proprietors, etc., of ginning factories to buy cotton offered for sale
6. Penalty
7. Attempts and abetments
8. False statement
9. Cognizance of offence
10. Power to try offences summarily
11. Special provision regarding fines
12. Presumption as to orders
13. Protection of action taken under this Act
 
 

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