Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (General) (Amendment) Rules, 2020

Jan 28, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The State Government of Punjab on January 08, 2020, has published the Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (General) (Amendment) Rules, 2020 to further amend the Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (General) Rules,1962.

 Insertion of Rules, namely:

i. Rule 16-A: Establishment of Special Market yard

ii. Rule 16-B: Establishment and development of Private market yard

iii. Rule 16-C: Establishment of producer and consumer market yard

iv. Rule 16-D: Establishment of Producer Market Yard (Kissan Mandi)

v. Rule 16-E: Establishment of e-Trading Platform

vi. Rule 16-F: Duties and responsibilities of private licensee

vii. Rule 17-B: Grant a licence or permission to the private licensee for establishment of Private Market Yard, Producer and Consumer Market Yard, Producer market Yard (Kisan mandi) and e-Trading Platform

viii. Rule 17-C: power to revoke bank guarantee

ix. Rule 17-D: Renewal, suspension and cancellation of licence

x. Rule 17-E: Procedure for settlement of disputes

xi. Rule 17-F: Registration of Ad-hoc buyer

xii. Rule 28-A: Establishment of Assaying Laboratory

xiii. Rule 29-B: Levy and collection of User charges

xiv. Rule 29-C: Levy and collection of Price Stabilization Fund

xv. Rule 29-D: Contribution to Board by the private licensee

xvi. Rule 32-A: Marking of bales by cotton ginning and pressing factory

xvii. Rule 35-B: Powers of the Government to inspect the market yard of private licensee and enquire the record relating to it

 Rule 17 which specifies the procedure to be followed by the dealers to apply for licenses has been substituted

 Under Rule 21 which specifies the procedure for renewal of licence and issue of duplicate licence, sub-rules (1), (2) and (3), has been substituted

 Rule 24 which specifies the procedure for selling agricultural produce has been substituted.

 Under Rule 35 which specifies the provision for preservation of the prescribed form and production thereof and inspection of the accounts books, sub-rules (1), (2) and (3) has been substituted.

 Insertion of Forms:

i. Form AA: Application for grant of licence

ii. Form A-3: Application for grant a licence to a private licensee for establishment of private market yard/ producer and consumer market yard/ producer market (Kisan Mandi)

iii. Form A-4: Application for permission for e-trading platform

iv. Form A-5: Application for registration of AD-hoc buyer

v. Form A-6: Application for permission of direct purchase

vi. Form BB: Licence

vii. Form B-3: Levy and collection of User charges

viii. Form B-4: Permission

ix. Form B-5: Permission for Ad-hoc buyer

x. Form B-6: Permission for Direct Purchase

xi. Form CC: Register of licences

xii. Form C-3: Register of license issued to the private licensee for establishing private market yard/ producer and consumer market yard/ producer market (Kisan Mandi)

xiii. Form C-4: Register of permission for establishing e-trading platform

xiv. Form C-5: Register of Ad-hoc buyer

xv. Form C-6: Register of direct purchase

xvi. Form FF: Application for the renewal of licence

xvii. Form F-3: Application for renewal of license to the private licensee for establishing private market yard/ producer and consumer market yard/ producer market (Kisan Mandi)

xviii. Form F-4: Application form for the renewal of permission for e-trading platform

xix. Form H-3: register of sale and purchase of agriculture produce by private license

xx. Form L-1: Daily Register of cotton ginning & pressing factories

xxi. Form MM: Monthly Return of arrival, price, sale and purchase of agriculture produce in private yards

xxii. Form T: Press mark ("P- mark") for cotton bales

xxiii. Form U: Register of cash Security or Bank Guarantee

 Substitution of Forms:

i. Form I: Bill of Kacha Arhitya

ii. Form J: Sale Voucher for the Seller

They will come into force on and with effect from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette (January 15, 2020).

[Notification No. G.S.R.01/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd.(84)/2020]

 


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