Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act,1937



Section : Institution of prosecution

5C. Institution of prosecution. No court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Act except upon a complaint in writing made by-- (a) the Central Government or the State Government or any officer authorised by it in writing; or (b) the person aggrieved; or (c) a recognised consumer association, whether the person aggrieved is a member of that association or not. Explanation.--For the purposes of this section, "recognised consumer association" means a voluntary consumer association registered under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956.) or any other law for the time being in force.]