The Drugs and Cosmetics Act `1940An Act to regulate the import, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs and cosmetics.
List of Chapters & Sections
INTRODUCTORY THE DRUGS TECHNICAL ADVISORY BOARD, THE CENTRAL DRUGS LABORATORY AND THE DRUGS CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE IMPORT OF DRUGS AND COSMETICS MANUFACTURE. SALE AND DISTRIBUTSION OF DRUGS AND COSMETICS PROVISIONS RELATING TO AYURVEDIC, SIDDHA AND UNANI DRUGS MISCELLANEOUS
THE DRUGS TECHNICAL ADVISORY BOARD, THE CENTRAL DRUGS LABORATORY AND THE DRUGS CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE
IMPORT OF DRUGS AND COSMETICS8Standards of quality9Misbranded drugs9AAdulterated drugs9BSpurious drug9CMisbranded cosmetics9DSpurious cosmetics10Prohibition of import of certain drugs or cosmetics10APower of Central Government to prohibit import of drugs and cosmetics in public interest11Application of law relating to sea customs and powers of Customs officers12Power of Central Government to make rules13Offence14Confiscatio15Jurisdiction
MANUFACTURE. SALE AND DISTRIBUTSION OF DRUGS AND COSMETICS16Standards of quality17Misbranded drug17AAdulterated drugs17BSpurious drugs17CMisbranded cosmetic17DSpurious cosmetics17EAdulterated cosmetic18Prohibition of manufacture and sale of certain drugs and cosmetic18ADisclosure of the name of the manufacturer, etc18BMaintenance of records and furnishing of information19Pleas20Government Analysts21Inspector22Powers of Inspectors23Procedure of Inspectors24Persons bound to disclose place where drugs or cosmetics are manufactured or kept25Reports of Government Analysts26Purchaser of drug or cosmetic enabled to obtain test or analysis26APowers of Central Government to regulate, restrict or prohibit manufacture, etc., of drug and cosmetic in public interest26BPowers of Central Government to regulate or restrict, manufacture, etc., of drug in public interest27Penalty for manufacture, sale, etc., of drugs in contravention of this Chapter27APenalty for manufacture, sale, etc., of cosmetics in contravention of this Chapter28Penalty for non-disclosure of the name of the manufacturer, et28APenalty for not keeping documents, etc., and for non-disclosure of information28BPenalty for manufacture, etc., of drugs or cosmetics in contravention of section 26A29Penalty for use of Government Analyst’s report for advertising30Penalty for subsequent offences31Confiscation31AApplication of provisions to Government departments32Cognizance of offences32APower of Court to implead the manufacturer, etc32BCompounding of certain offences33Power of Central Government to make rules33AChapter not to apply to Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drugs
PROVISIONS RELATING TO AYURVEDIC, SIDDHA AND UNANI DRUGS33BApplication of Chapter IV33CAyurvedic and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board33DThe Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Drugs Consultative Committe33EMisbranded drugs33EEAdulterated drug33EEASpurious drugs33EEBRegulation of manufacture for sale of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drug33EECProhibition of manufacture and sale of certain Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani drugs33EEDPower of Central Government to prohibit manufacture, etc., of Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drugs in public interest33FGovernment Analyst33GInspectors33HApplication of provisions of sections 22, 23, 24 and 2533-IPenalty for manufacture, sale, etc., of Ayurvedic. Siddha or Unani drug in contravention of this Chapte33JPenalty for subsequent offence33KConfiscatio33KADisclosure of name of manufacturer, et33KBMaintenance of records and furnishing of informantion33LApplication of provisions to Government department33MCognizance of offences33NPower of Central Government to make rules33-OPower to amend First Schedul
MISCELLANEOUS33PPower to give directions34Offences by companies34AOffences by Government departments34AAPenalty for vexatious search or seizure35Publication of sentences passed under this Ac36Magistrate’s power to impose enhanced penalties36ACertain offences to be tried summarily36ABSpecial Courts36ACOffences to be cognizable and non-bailable in certain case36ADApplication of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 to proceedings before special Court36AEAppeal and revisio37Protection of action taken in good faith38Rules to be laid before Parliament