Agricultural Produce (Cereals) Act, 1933

Returns by registered wheat growers.

56.—(1) Every registered wheat grower shall, not later than the 30th day of April or such earlier date (if any) as may be prescribed by the Minister for Agriculture in the year 1933, and every subsequent year send to that Minister a return of the area which he has sown under wheat since the next preceding 1st day of August, and every such statement shall be in the form prescribed by that Minister and shall contain the particulars prescribed by that Minister.

(2) In addition to the statements required by the foregoing sub-section, every registered wheat grower shall upon being served by the Minister for Agriculture with a notice send to that Minister within ten days after such service, a return giving such particulars in relation to any wheat sown by him as may be specified in such notice.

(3) If any registered wheat grower fails to comply with the provisions of this section or in any return made under this section makes any statement which is false or misleading in any material respect, such grower shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to the penalties mentioned in Part III of the First Schedule to this Act.

(4) An offence under this section may be prosecuted by or at the suit of the Minister for Agriculture as prosecutor.

(5) A notice under this section may be served by delivering it to the person to whom it is addressed or by sending it by registered post to the person to whom it is addressed at his last known place of abode.