The Farmers Produce Trade and commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020

Act Number21
Coming into Force05 Jun 2020
CourtMinistry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Record Number202021
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THE FARMERS’ PRODUCE TRADE AND COMMERCE (PROMOTION AND FACILITATION)
ACT, 2020
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
SECTIONS
1. Short title and commencement.
2. Definitions. CHAPTER II
PROMOTION AND FACILITATION OF TRADE AND COMMERCE OF FARMERS’ PRODUCE
3. Freedom to conduct trade and commerce in a trade area.
4. Trade and commerce of scheduled farmers’ produce.
5. Electronic trading and transaction platform.
6. Market fee under State APMC Act, etc., in trade area.
7. Price Information and Market Intelligence System.
CHAPTER III
DISPUTE RESOLUTION
8. Dispute Resolution Mechanism for farmers.
9. Suspension or cancellation of right to operate in electronic trading and transaction platform.
10. Appeal against cancellation of right to operate.
CHAPTER IV
PENALTIES
11. Penalty for contravention of Act and rules.
CHAPTER V
MISCELLANEOUS
12. Powers of Central Government to issue instructions, directions, orders or guidelines.
13. Protection of action taken in good faith.
14. Act to have overriding effect.
15. Bar of jurisdiction of civil court.
16. Act not to apply to certain transactions.
17. Power of Central Government to make rules.
18. Laying of rules.
19. Power to remove difficulties.
20. Repeal and savings.

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