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

Dec 18, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


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The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on December 16, 2019, publishes the Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs (Sixth Amendment) Order, 2019 to further amend the Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs Order, 2016.

The followings are the amendments made in Clause 3(3) of the Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs Order, 2016, where the provisions in respect of the purchase, movement, sale, supply, distribution or storage for sale of these commodities shall not:

a) affect the transport, distribution or disposal of sugar, edible oils and edible oilseeds to place outside State; 

b) apply to the stock of specified commodities (specified by the Central Government) in which derivatives trading is permissible and kept in warehouses accredited by a commodity derivatives exchange and registered with the Warehouses Development and Regulatory Authority for delivery on exchange platforms and this exemption shall be available as long as these conditions are fulfilled.

This Order shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette that is December 16, 2019.

[Order No. S.O. 4471(E)]


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