The Spices Board Act `1986

An Act to provide for the constitution of a Board for the development of export of spices and for the control of cardamom industry including the control of cultivation of cardamom and matters connected therewith.
1986
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Definitions
  4. 3
     Constitution and incorporation of the Board
  5. 4
     Secretary and other officers
  6. 5
     Advisory Committees
  7. 6
     Transfer of assets and liabilities of the Cardamom Board and the Spices Export Promotion Council to the Board
  8. 7
     Functions of the Board
  9. 8
     Registration of owners of cardamom estates
  10. 9
     Power of State Government to make rules
  11. 10
     Returns to be made by registered owners
  12. 11
     No person to export spices without certificate
  13. 12
     Grant of certificate
  14. 13
     Cancellation, suspension, etc., of certificate
  15. 14
     Appeal
  16. 15
     Power to permit export without certificate
  17. 16
     Power to control price and distribution of cardamom
  18. 17
     Power to prohibit or control import of cardamom
  19. 18
     Power of the Central Government to issue directions
  20. 19
     Power of the Central Government to supersede the Board
  21. 20
     Grants and loans by the Central Government
  22. 21
     Board Fund
  23. 22
     Budget
  24. 23
     Annual report
  25. 24
     Accounts and audit
  26. 25
     Annual report and auditor’s report to be laid before Parliament
  27. 26
     Penalty for making false returns
  28. 27
     Penalties for obstructing an officer or member of the Board in the discharge of his duties and for failure to produce books and records
  29. 28
     Penalty for contravention of order relating to control of price, etc
  30. 29
     Penalties for contravention of section 11 or any order made under section 17
  31. 30
     Other penalties
  32. 31
     Offences by companies
  33. 32
     Provisions of Act 52 of 1962 to apply to export of spices and import of cardamom
  34. 33
     Previous sanction of the Central Government
  35. 34
     Delegation
  36. 35
     Members, officers and employees of the Board to be public servants
  37. 36
     Protection of action taken in good faith
  38. 37
     Power to enter
  39. 38
     Power to make rules
  40. 39
     Power to make regulations
  41. 40
     Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament
  42. 41
     Power to remove difficulties
  43. 42
     Repeal and savings