The Punjab Improved Seeds and Seedlings Rules, 1950
Published vide Punjab Government Notification No. 7929-Agr-50/133, dated the 8th January 1951.
(a) 'Form' means the form appended to these rules.
(b) 'Agricultural Assistant' means an Agricultural Assistant on District work in whose jurisdiction the area to which the Act applies lies for general agricultural extension work including fruits and other crops.3. Application for use of own seed or seedling. - An occupier who is required to use the improved seeds or seedlings produced on his own farm shall apply to the Agricultural Assistant in Form 'A'. 4. Issue of a certificate to use own seeds or seedlings. - The Agricultural Assistant shall issue a certificate in Form 'B' to the occupier mentioned in rule 3 above after satisfying himself about the purity, genuineness, etc., of the seeds and seedlings. 5. Production of certificate on demand. - The certificate issued under rule 4 above, shall be produced on demand by any officer of the Departments of Agriculture and Revenue. 6. Information regarding Authorised Agents. - The Extra Assistant Director of Agriculture shall notify for the information of the public through the local press, the names and addresses of authorised agents from whom improved seeds or seedlings can be had. A list of such agents shall also be conspicuously displayed in the offices of the Agricultural Assistant, Tehsildar, Mukaddams and Kanungos concerned. 7. Prosecution. - (1) It shall be the duty of every officer mentioned in section 5 of the Act to inform the Deputy Commissioner of the District in Form 'C' as soon as he comes to know of the commission of any offence under the Act. (2) On receipt of such information, the Deputy Commissioner or the officer specially authorised by him in this behalf shall institute a complaint against the offender.
(See Rule 3)
Application for use of own seeds or seedlings.I, _______________, son of _________________, of village ______________ jail__________________, tehsil _______________, district ______________, wish to use my own improved seeds and seedlings and request that a certificate may be granted to me for the purpose. I certify that the improved seeds and seedlings have been grown on my own land and are pure, genuine and true to type and conform fully to the variety to be grown in the controlled areas. The sample of the seed is enclosed. Dated :
(See Rule 4)
Certificate for use of own seeds and seedlings.I certify that the seeds/seedlings (sample of which has been retained by me) presented by _______, son of _____, of village ______, jail _________, tehsil _______, district ______ is of improved variety, and he is permitted to sow this seeds/seedlings in his own land.
(See Rule 7)
(Report of an offence committed)1. (a) District.
(e) Survey No.2. Name of owner, occupier or person in charge of the land or seed agency_______ 3. Particulars of offence _____________ 4. Any other remarks _______________ 5. Station _________________________ Dated :
Signature of the reporting officer.