Draft Dried Figs Grading and Marking Rules,2022

Nov 21, 2022 | by TeamLease RegTech Legal Research Team

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Commercial ComplianceThe Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, (MoAFW) on November 18, 2022, published the Draft Dried Figs Grading and Marking Rules, 2022. This came into force on November 18, 2022.

The following has been stated namely: -

• These Rules shall apply to whole dried figs obtained from ripe fruits of varieties (cultivars) of Ficus carica L. intended for direct human consumption.

• Various terms have been defined under section (2)

• The Grade Designation Mark shall consist of the design of "AGMARK Insignia" as set out in Schedule-I, incorporating the certificate of authorization number, the word “AGMARK", the name of the commodity, and its grade.

• The grade designations to indicate the quality of Dried Figs including the criteria for grade designation shall be as set out in Schedule-II

• It also specifies the quality of Dried Figs shall be as provided in Schedule II. 

• It also specifies the Method of Marking, Method of Packing, and Special conditions of the Certificate of Authorisation

Objections or suggestions may be received from any person with respect to the said draft rules before the expiry of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India are made available to the public. 

Objections or suggestions, if any, in respect of the said draft rules may be forwarded to the Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Government of India, Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Head Office, CGO Complex, NH - IV, Faridabad (Haryana) 121001

Disclaimer: refer to the document to view further details 

[Notification No. G.S.R. 826(E)]


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