The Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs (Fifth Amendment) Order, 2019

Dec 12, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on December 10, 2019, publishes the Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs (Fifth Amendment) Order, 2019 to further amend the Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs Order, 2016.

The amendments are made in the Clause 3(2)(iv) related to “Removal of licensing requirements, stock limits and movement restrictions on certain foodstuffs” under the Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs Order, 2016, namely:-

“Onion, with the following stock limits on traders for all States and Union Territories;

Wholesaler: 25 MT and Retailer: 2 MT

Provided that an importer, being a wholesaler or retailer or dealer shall be exempted for the imported stock of onions.”

This Order shall come into force with immediate effect.

[Order S.O. 4417(E)]


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