Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act,1937

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Section : Powers of the authorised officer to seize agricultural produce

3B. Powers of the authorised officer to seize agricultural produce. (1) An officer authorised under sub-section (1) of section 3A may seize and detain any agricultural produce in relation to which an offence under this Act or the rules made thereunder is being, or appears to have been, committed, or which is intended or likely to be used in the commission of such offence: Provided that where any agricultural produce seized under this sub-section is subject to speedy or natural decay, the officer so authorised may dispose of such produce in such manner as may be prescribed. (2) The provisions of section 102 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974.) shall apply to every seizure made under this section.]
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1 Omitted by Act 76 of 1986, s. 2 (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 2 Ins. by s. 2, ibid. (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 3 Renumbered by Act 20 of 1983, s. 2 & Sch. (w.e.f. 15-3-1984). 4 Subs., by Act 76 of 1986 s. 3 (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 5 Ins. by Act 20 of 1943, s. 2. 6 Omitted by Act 76 of 1986, s. 3 (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 7 Ins. by s. 3, ibid, (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 8 Ins. by Act 20 of 1983, s. 2 & Sch. (w.e.f. 15-3-1984). 9 Renumbered by Act 76 of 1986, s. 3 (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 10 Ins. by Act 76 of 1986, s. 4 (w.e.f. 15-4-1987). 37


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