THE SEEDS BILL, 2004
to provide for regulating the quality of seeds for sale, import and export and to facilitate production and supply of seeds of quality and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-fifth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—
1. (1) This Act may be called the Seeds Act, 2004.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, it shall apply to—
(a) every dealer; and
(b) every producer of seed except when the seed is produced by him for his own use and not for sale.
(4) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint:
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The bill "Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India BIll - 2009" as proposed by the Government and as listed for placement in the Parliament of India (As per the Parliament bulletin dated Feb. 22, 2010)
THE BIOTECHNOLOGY REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF INDIA
for establishment of the Biotechnology Regulatory Authoity of India to regulate the research, transport, import, manufacture and use of organisms and products of modern biotechnology and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto in order to promote the safe use of modern biotechnology by enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of regulatory procedures.
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