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Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (23 of 1940) Complete Act - Bare Act

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Preamble1 - DRUGS AND COSMETICS ACT, 1940
Chapter I
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Application of other laws not barred
Section3 - Definitions
Section3A - Construction of references to any law not in force or any functionary not in existence in the State of Jammu and Kashmir
Section4 - Presumption as to poisonous substances
Chapter II
Section5 - The Drugs Technical Advisory Board
Section6 - The Central Drugs Laboratory
Section7 - The Drugs Consultative Committee
Section7A - Sections 5 and 7 not to apply to Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drugs
ChapterIII - IMPORT OF DRUGS AND COSMETICS
Section8 - Standards of quality
Section9 - Misbranded drugs
Section9A - Adulterated drugs
Section9B - Spurious drugs
Section9C - Misbranded cosmetics
Section9D - Spurious cosmetics
Section10 - Prohibition of import of certain drugs or cosmetics
Section10A - Power of Central Government to prohibit import of drugs and cosmetics in public interest
Section11 - Application of law relating to sea customs and powers of Customs Officers
Section12 - Power of Central Government to make rules
Section13 - Offences
Section14 - Confiscation
Section15 - Jurisdiction
ChapterIV - MANUFACTURE, SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS AND COSMETICS
Section16 - Standards of quality
Section17 - Misbranded drugs
Section17A - Adulterated drugs
Section17B - Spurious drugs
Section17C - Misbranded cosmetics
Section17D - Spurious cosmetics
Section17E - Adulteated cosmetics
Section18 - Prohibition of manufacture and sale of certain drugs and cosmetics
Section18A - Disclosure of the name of the manufacturer, etc.
Section18B - Maintenance of records and furnishing of information
Section19 - Pleas
Section20 - Government Analysts
Section21 - Inspectors
Section22 - Powers of Inspectors
Section23 - Procedure of Inspectors
Section24 - Persons bound to disclose place where drugs or cosmetics are manufactured or kept
Section25 - Reports of Government Analysts
Section26 - Purchaser of drug or cosmetic enabled to obtain test or analysis
Section26A - Powers of Central Government to prohibit manufacture, etc., of drug and cosmetic in public interest
Section26B - Power of Central Government to regulate or restrict, manufacture, etc., of drug in public interest
Section27 - Penalty for manufacture, sale, etc., of drugs in contravention of this Chapter
Section27A - Penalty for manufacture, sale, etc., of cosmetics in contravention of this Chapter
Section28 - Penalty for non-disclosure of the name of the manufacturer, etc.
Section28A - Penalty for not keeping documents, etc., and for non-disclosure of information
Section28B - Penalty for manufacture, etc., of drugs or cosmetics in contravention of section 26A
Section29 - Penalty for use of Government Analyst's report for advertising
Section30 - Penalty for subsequent offences
Section31 - Confiscation
Section31A - Application of provisions to Government departments
Section32 - Cognizance of offences
Section32A - Power of Court to implead the manufacturer, etc.
Section32B - Compound of certain offences
Section33 - Power of Central Government to make rules
Section33A - Chapter not to apply to Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drugs
ChapterIVA - PROVISIONS RELATING TO AYURVEDIC, SIDDHA AND UNANI DRUGS
Section33B - Application of Chapter IVA
Section33C - Ayurvedic and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board
Section33D - The Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Drugs Consultative Committee
Section33E - Misbranded drugs
Section33EE - Adulterated drugs
Section33EEA - Spurious drugs
Section33EEB - Regulation of manufacture for sale of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drugs
Section33EEC - Prohibition of manufacture and sale of certain Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drugs
Section33EED - Power of Central Government to prohibit manufacture, etc., of Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drugs in public interest
Section33F - Government Analysts
Section33G - Inspectors
Section33H - Application of provisions of sections 22, 23, 24 and 25
Section33I - Penalty for manufacture, sale, etc., of Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drug in contravention of this Chapter
Section33J - Penalty for subsequent offences
Section33K - Confiscation
Section33KA - Disclosure of name of manufacturer, etc.
Section33KB - Maintenance of records and furnishing of information
Section33L - Application of provisions to Government departments
Section33M - Cognizance of offences
Section33N - Power of Central Government to make rules
Section33O - Power to amend First Schedule
ChapterV - MISCELLANEOUS
Section33P - Power to give directions
Section34 - Offences by companies
Section34A - Offences by Government departments
Section34AA - Penalty for vexatious search or seizure
Section35 - Publication of sentences passed under this Act
Section36 - Magistrate's power to impose enhanced penalties
Section36A - Certain offences to be tried summarily
Section36AB - Special Courts
Section36AC - Offences to be cognizable and non-bailable in certain cases
Section36AD - Application of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 to proceedings before special Court
Section36AE - Appeal and revision
Section37 - Protection of action taken in good faith
Section38 - Rules to be laid before Parliament
ScheduleI - THE FIRST SCHEDULE
ScheduleII - THE SECOND SCHEDULE
Amending Act1 - DRUGS AND COSMETICS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2008


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