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THE COTTON ACT, 1957

(ACT NO. XXXVIII OF 1957).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 10th September, 1957  
  
     An Act to provide for measures for the promotion of international trade in cotton. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for measures for the promotion of international trade in cotton;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Constitution of the Cotton Board
4. Functions of the Board
5. Control of the Board
6. [Omitted.]
7. Power to secure fulfilment of contracts
8. Power to call for information
9. Registration of contracts
10. Control of contracts through recognised associations
11. Delegation of powers
12. Penalty etc.
13. False Statements
14. Power to make rules
15. Cognizance of offences
16. Special provision regarding fines
17. Presumption as to orders
18. [Repealed]
 
 

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