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Date of creation
2019-02-28 11:58 UTC (sujata@nic.in)
Date of publication
2019-02-28 11:58 UTC (sujata@nic.in)

General Information
  • India
Title of document
Export-Quality Control and Inspection Act
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Illegal transboundary movements
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
  • Transit
  • Export Quality Control
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Commodities
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The objective of this Act is to provide for the sound development of the export trade of India through quality control and inspection and for matters connected therewith.

(1) The functions of the Council shall generally be to advise the Central Government regarding measures for the enforcement of quality control and inspection in relation to commodities intended for export and to draw up programmes therefor, to make, with the concurrence of the Central Government, grants-in-aid to the agencies established or recognised under section 7 and to perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by or under this Act.
(2) For the purpose of performing its functions, the Council may co-opt as members such number of persons as it thinks fit who have special knowledge and practical experience in matters relating to any commodity or trade therein and any such person shall have the right to take part in the discussions of the Council but shall not have the right to vote and shall not be a member for any other purpose.

(3) The Council may also constitute specialist committees for conducting investigations on special problems connected with its functions.

(4) In the performance of its functions under this Act, the Council shall be bounded by such directions as the Central Government may give to it in writing from time to time.
Document details
Document text
Export Quality Control and Inspection Act 1963
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Dr Sujata Arora
2nd Floor, Vayu Block, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh
New Delhi, Delhi
India, 110003
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