THE PUNJAB ICE PRICE CONTROL ACT, 1968

PUNJAB ACT NO. 13 OF 1968

 

Arrangement of Sections

 

S.No.

SECTIONS

1.

Short title, extent and commencement.

2.

Definations.

3.

Power to fix price of ice.

4.

Prohibtion of sale of ice at prices exceeding the maximum prices.

5.

Inspection and maintainance of books of accounts, documents and record.

6.

Display of stock of ice and sale price thereof.

7.

Prohibtion against with-holding from sale.

8.

Penalty.

9.

Cognizance of offences.

 

 

 

THE PUNJAB ICE PRICE CONTROL ACT, 1968

PUNJAB ACT NO. 13 OF 1968

 

[ Received the assent of the Governor of Punjab on the 6th June and was first published for general information in the PUNJAB GOVERNMENT GAZETTE (extraordinary), dated the 7th June, 1968.]

 

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Year                 No.                              Short title                                  Whether affected by

                                                                                                                        Legislation

1968                13                    The Punjab Ice Price

                                                Control Act, 1968

 

 

AN ACT to control the price of ice

            Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Punjab in the Nineteenth Year of the Republic of India as follows :-

1.                  (1) This Act may be called the Punjab Ice Price Control Act, 1968.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2.                  In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context :-

(a)    ‘dealer’ means any person who deals in ice and holds stocks of ice exceeding five quintals at a time for sale and includes his representative or agent ;

(b)   ‘District Magistrate’ means the District Magistrate of the district and includes District Food and Supplies Controllers and District Food and Supplies Officers in their respective jurisdictions;

(c)    ‘ice’ means frozen water used for human consumption;

(d)   ‘retail’ means a transaction which is not wholesale;

(e)    ‘wholesale’ means a transaction involving a quantity of more than fifty kilograms.

3.          The District Magistrate may, by an order, published in the Official Gazette, fix the maximum wholesale and retail price which may be charged by a dealer or any other seller and in fixing such prices may fix different maximum prices for different categories of dealers or sellers. 

4.         No dealer or any other seller shall sell or agree to sell or offer to sell ice at a price exceeding the maximum price fixed, therefore, under section 3.

5.                  The District Magistrate may by an Order-

(a)    require any dealer to produce for inspection such accounts or other documents and record relating to his business and to furnish such information relating thereto as may be specified in this behalf; and

(b)   prescribe the manner in which the accounts of sale and purchase of ice may generally be kept by the dealers.

6.          Every person who sells or offers for sale ice to the public shall cause to be conspicuously displayed on a board to be maintained for this purpose as near to the place of business as possible in Punjabi or Language in Gurmukhi Script the price per kilogram or per quintal as the case may be, at which he offers ice for sale.

7.         No person having stock of ice for sale shall withhold the same from sale.

8.         If any person contravenes any provision of this Act or any Order issued thereunder, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees or with both.

9.         No court shall take cognizable of an offence punishable under this Act except on a report in writing of the facts constituting such offence made by a person who is a public servant as defined in Section 21 of the Indian Penal Code, who is authorised in this behalf by designation or name by the District Magistrate.

 

THE PUNJAB SCHEDULED ROADS AND CONTROLLED AREAS RESTRICTION OF UNREGULATED DEVELOPMENT ACT, 1963

 

Arrangement of sections

 

 

S.No.

SECTIONS

1.

Short title and extent

2.

Definations

3.

Prohibition to erect or re-erect buildings along scheduled roads

4.

Declaration of controlled area

5.

Publication of plans etc., controlled area

6.

Erection or re-erection of buildings etc., in controlled areas

7.

Prohibition on use of land in controlled areas

8.

Application for permission etc., and the grant or refusal thereof.

9.

Power of entry on land or building for survey, etc.

10.

Appeals

11.

Control by Government

12.

Offences and penalties

13.

Offences by companies

14.

Composition of offences

15.

Trial of offence and special provision regarding fine

16.

Sanction of prosecution

17.

Officers to be public servants

18.

Power to amend the Schedule

19.

Delegation

20.

Indemnity

21.

Bar of jurisdiction of civil courts

22.

Exemptions

23.

Effect of other laws

24.

Savings

25.

Power to make rules