The Essential Commodities Act, 1955


Act ID: 195510
Act Number: 10
Enactment Date: 1955-04-01
Act Year: 1955
Short Title: The Essential Commodities Act, 1955
Long Title: An Act to provide, in the interest of the general public, for the control of the production, supply and distribution of, and trade and commerce, in certain commodities.
Ministry: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Department: Department of Consumer Affairs
Enforcement Date: 01-04-1955

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10.06.1966 Sugarcane Control Order 1966
16.07.1966 Sugarcane Control Order 1966
17.12.1979 The Levy Sugar Supply (Control) Order 1979
31.08.2001 Public Distribution System (Control) Order, 2001
01.03.2015 Targeted Public Distribution System (Control) Order, 2015
26.06.2015 Targeted Public Distribution System (Control) Corrigendum Order, 2015
28.10.2015 Targeted Public Distribution System (Control) Amendment Order, 2015
24.08.2016 Sugarcane (Control) (Amendment)Order, 2016
30.09.2016 Sugarcane (Control) Second Amendment Order, 2016
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05.01.1967 D/o Food Min of Food Agriculture CD and Coop, Sugar Control Amendment Order 1967
17.10.1967 D/o Food, Min of Food, Agriculture CD and Coop, Sugarcane Control Second Amendment Order 1967
18.05.1968 D/o Food, Min of Food, Agriculture CD and Coop, Amendment to Notification dtd Dec 1967 and Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1968
02.08.1968 D/o Food, Min of Food, Agriculture CD and Coop, Sugarcane Control Second Amendment Order 1968
08.04.1970 D/o Food, Min of Food, Agriculture CD and Coop, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1970
14.04.1970 Deptt of Food, Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Community Development & Cooperation
25.10.1972 Deptt of Food, Ministry of Agriculture
13.03.1973 Deptt of Food, Ministry of Agriculture
25.09.1974 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1974
30.11.1974 Deptt of Civil Supplies & Cooperation, Ministry of Industry & Civil Supplies
12.09.1975 D/o Food, Min of Agriculture and Irrigation, Sugar Control Amendment Order 1975
27.10.1975 D/o Food Min of Agriculture & Irrigation, Sugar Control Second Amendment Order 1975
24.07.1976 Deptt of Food, Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation
26.07.1976 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1976
13.09.1976 D/o Food and PD Corrigenda to Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1974
24.09.1976 D/o Food and PD Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1976
09.12.1976 Deptt of Food, Min of Agriculture - Corrigendum to Order dtd 27-10-1975
02.02.1978 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1978
28.03.1978 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Second Amendment Order 1978
09.06.1978 Deptt of Food, Ministry of Agriculture
03.07.1981 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1981
24.02.1982 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1982
09.09.1983 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 1983
29.11.2000 D/o Food and PD Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2000
20.02.2003 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2003
22.03.2004 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2004
29.06.2004 Public Distribution System (Control) (Amendment) Order, 2004
10.11.2006 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2006
31.07.2007 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2007
28.12.2007 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2007
29.12.2008 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2008
22.10.2009 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2009
07.01.2010 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2010
07.09.2011 Vegetable Oil Products Production and Availability (Regulation) Order, 2011
29.09.2016 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
27.10.2016 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
25.04.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
17.05.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
25.08.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
27.09.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
23.10.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
25.10.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
27.12.2017 Deptt of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
07.06.2018 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugar Price Control Order 2018
13.06.2018 DoCA - Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs - Amendment Order
26.07.2018 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Amendment Order 2018
14.08.2018 D/o Food and PD Levy Sugar Supply Control Amendment Order 2018
12.10.2018 Deptt of Food and PD, Sugarcane Control Second Amendment Order 2018
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