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THE TEA (CONTROL OF PRICES, DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENT) ORDINANCE, 1960

(ORDINANCE NO. XXVIII OF 1960).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 6th July, l960  
  
     An Ordinance to provide for special measures for the control of prices, distribution and movement of tea. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for special measures for the control of prices, distribution and movement of tea;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Registration of dealers
4. Power to refuse, suspend or cancel registration
5. Forward transaction banned
6. Restrictions on dealings in tea
7. Duty to declare possession of excess stocks
8. Fixation of prices
9. Fixation of quantities of tea to be held by approved dealers, etc.
10. Restrictions on possession and sale of tea where maximum is fixed under section 9
11. Power to order sale
12. Restrictions on movements of tea
13. Information to be furnished by importers
14. Disposal of imports
15. Declaration of godowns, store-houses and ware-houses
16. Information to be furnished by blenders
17. Maintenance of records, etc.
18. Marking of prices and exhibition of price lists
19. Cash memorandum to be given in certain cases
20. Refusal to sell
21. Offences and penalties
22. Attempts and abetments
23. Offences by corporations
24. False statements
25. Cognizance of offences
26. Power to try offences summarily
27. Special provisions regarding fines
28. Presumption as to orders
29. Protection of action taken in good faith
30. Delegation of powers
31. Ordinance not to apply to Government transactions
32. Power to make rules
33. Power to exempt
34. Ordinance in addition to other laws, etc.
 
 

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