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Essential Commodities Act, 1955 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Year
Act Info:
PreambleI - ESSENTIAL COMMODITITES ACT, 1955
Section1 - Short title and extent
Section2 - Definitions
Section2A - Essential commodities declaration etc.
Section3 - Powers to control production, supply, distribution, etc., of essential commodities
Section4 - Imposition of duties on State Government, etc.
Section5 - Delegation of powers
Section6 - Effect of orders inconsistent with other enactments
Section6A - Confiscation of essential commodity
Section6B - Issue of show cause notice before confiscation of foodgrains, etc.
Section6C - Appeal
Section6D - Award of confiscation not to interfere with other punishments
Section6E - Bar of jurisdiction in certain cases
Section7 - Penalties
Section7A - Power of Central Government to recover certain amounts as arrears of land revenue
Section8 - Attempts and abetment
Section9 - False statement
Section10 - Offences by companies
Section10A - Offences to be cognizable
Section10B - Power of court to publish name, place of business, etc., of companies convicted under the Act
Section10C - Presumption of culpable mental state
Section11 - Cognizance of offences
Section12 - Special provision regarding fine
Section12A - Power to try summarily
Section12B - Grant of injunction, etc., by civil courts
Section13 - Presumption as to orders
Section14 - Burden of proof in certain cases
Section15 - Protection of action taken under Act
Section15A - Prosecution of public servants
Section16 - Repeals and savings
Amending Act1 - AMENDMENT ACT
AppendixI - THE ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT, 1981
Appendix2 - THE PREVENTION OF BLACKMARKETING MAINTENANCE OF SUPPLIES OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES ACT, 1980
Amending Act2 - ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2006


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