Court : Guwahati
..... therein. according to the board, as the end objective of the legislation is to protect the growers of agricultural produce from exploitation in the hands of dealers and to prevent distress sale at a lower price, provisions for transport of agricultural produce, dissemination of information about improved, techniques in cultivation, supply of agricultural essentialities etc., comprehended within ..... levy was quashed.59. the question posed before a constitution bench of the apex court in belsund sugar co. ltd., (supra), was whether bihar agricultural produce market act, 1960, could apply to the transaction of purchase of sugarcane by the sugar mills and also of sugar and molasses despite the fact that such exploits were already being regulated ..... to a levy thereunder, otherwise available to him in law.36. we propose hereafter to deal with the various contentions bearing on the amendments of the act. the act as its preamble discloses is a legislation to provide for better regulation of buying and selling of agricultural produce and the establishment of market for agricultural produce in the state ..... of assam is, therefore, of no avail. 'agricultural produce' has been defined in section 2(1) (i) to mean and include any produce whether processed or non-process of agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, pisciculture, sericulture and forest as specified in the schedule to the act.91. the apex court in state of rajasthan v. rajasthan agriculture input dealers association (supra), while .....Tag this Judgment!