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THE JUTE MANUFACTURES DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ACT, 1983

Title : THE JUTE MANUFACTURES DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ACT, 1983

Year : 1983



The Council may require a producer of a jute manufacture to furnish, for the purposes of this Act, such statistical or other information in such form and within such period as may be specified by the Council.



Any person authorised in this behalf by the Central Government or by the Council or any officer of the Council authorised by the Chairman in writing, may enter, at all reasonable times, any place or premises where jute manufactures are stored, kept or exposed for sale and may require the production for inspection of any book, register, record or other paper kept therein and ask for any information relating to the production, storage or keeping for sale of jute manufactures.



Whoever fails to comply with any order or direction given under this Act, within such time as may be specified in the said order or direction, or contravene or attempts to contravene or abets the contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or any rules made there under, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.



(1) Where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company, every person who at the time the offence was committed was in charge of, and was responsible to, the company for the conduct of the business of the company, as well as the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly:-

Provided that nothing contained in this sub- section shall render any such person liable to any punishment provided in this Act, if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he had exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub- section (1), where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company and it is proved that the offence has been committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

Explanation.- For the purposes of this section,-

(a) " Company" means any body corporate and includes a firm or other association of individuals; and

(b) " Director", in relation to a firm, means a partner in the firm.
Last updated on September, 2016

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