Agriculture Department,

Uttar Pradesh

Pardarshi Kisan Seva Yojna,

Kisan ka Adhikar Kisan ke Dwaar

Seed

25. Power to make rules

  • The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purpose of this Act.
  • In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the fore-going power, such rules may provide, for-
    • The functions of the Committee and the travelling and daily allowances payable to members of the Committee and members of any sub-committee appointed under sub-section (5) of section 3;
    • The functions of the Central Seed Laboratory;
    • The functions of a certification agency;
    • The manner of marking or labelling the container of seed of any notified kind or variety under clause (c) of Section 7 and under clause (b) of section 17;
    • The requirements which may be complied with by a person carrying on the business referred to in section 7;
    • The form of application for the grant of a certificate under section 9, the particulars it may contain, the fees which should accompany it, the form of the certificate and the conditions subject to which the certificate may be granted;
    • The form and manner in which and the fee on payment of which an appeal may be preferred under section 11 and the procedure to be followed by the appellate authority in disposing of the appeal;
    • The qualifications and duties of Seed Analysts and Seed inspectors;
    • The manner in which samples may be taken by the Seed inspector, the procedure for sending such samples to the Seed Analyst or the Central Seed Laboratory and the manner of analysing such samples;
    • The form of report of the result of the analysis under sub-section (I) or sub-section (2) of section 16 and the fees payable in respect of such report under the said sub-section (2);
    • The records to be maintained by a person carrying on the business referred to in section 7 and the particulars which such records shall contain, and
    • Any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed.
  • Every rule made under this Act shall be laid as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two successive sessions, and if before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid or the session immediately following, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, that rule shall, thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.

26. Amendment in Seed Act

GSR 211(E), - In exercise of the power conferred y section 25 of the Seeds Act, 1966 54of 1966), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend to Seeds Rules 1968, namely :-

  • These rules may be called the Seeds (Amendment) Rules, 1974
  • After rule 23 of the said rules, the following rule shall be inserted namely :- “23-A, Action to be taken by Seed Inspector if a complaint is lodged with him :-
    • If farmer has lodged a complaint in writing that the failure of the crop is due to the defective quality of seeds of any notified kind or variety supplied to him, the Seed Inspector shall taken in his possession the marks or labels, the seed containers and a sample of unused seeds to the extent possible from the complaint for establishing the source of supply of seeds and shall investigate the causes of the failure of his crop by sending samples of the lot to the Seed Analyst for detailed analysis at the State Seed Testing Laboratory. He shall thereupon submit the report of his findings as soon as possible to the competent authority.
    • In case, the Seed Inspector comes to the conclusion that the failure of the crop is due to the quality of seeds supplied to the farmer being less than the minimum standards notified by the Central Government, launch proceedings against the supplier for contravention of the provisions of the Act or these Rules.”