The Rice-Milling Industry (Regulation) (West Bengal Second Amendment) Act, 1974
West Bengal Act 53 of 1974
(a) that the license shall recover from every customer not less than sixty per cent, of the charges for milling rice, in kind, that is, in rice,
(b) that the licensee shall deliver to the State Government seven tonnes, in the case of a husking mill which is fitted with a No. 2 type huller and in any other case, five tonnes, of rice of fair average quality, within the thirtieth day of April every year, at such price as may be fixed by the State Government under any law for the time being in force, and
(c) such other conditions, if any as the State Government may, by notification, specify.(4) The form of the licence and the manner in which the licensing officer shall grant the same shall be such as may be specified by the State Government by notification issued in this behalf. (5) A licence granted to an owner of a husking mill before the coming into force of the Rice-Milling Industry (Regulation) (West Bengal Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1974, shall lapse -
(i) if the owner does not apply for a fresh licence within the time specified under sub-section (1),
(ii) on the issue of a fresh licence by the licensing officer under sub-section (3), or
(iii) if a fresh licence under the provisions of this section is not granted.(6) Matters which have not been provided for in this section, but which are provided elsewhere in this Act or in the rules framed thereunder shall mutatis mutandis apply to a licence granted under this section. Explanation. - A "husking mill" is a rice mill which undertakes rice-milling operation on customer's account only." 4. Repeal and savings. - (1) The Rice-Milling Industry (Regulation) (West Bengal Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1974, is hereby repealed. (2) Anything done or any action taken under the said Act as amended by the Rice-Milling Industry (Regulation) (West Bengal Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1974, shall be deemed to have been validly done or taken under the said Act as amended by this Act as if this Act had commenced on the 31st day of October, 1974.