2020 Amendments to Essential Commodities Act, 1955

Name of the Organisation: Government of India Year of Publication: 2020 Brief Description: This Ordinance has inserted a sub-section 1a  in Essential Commodities Act 1955 saying that only in extraordinary circumstances like war, famine, natural calamity etc. can the government “regulate the supply of such foodstuffs, including cereals, pulses, potato, onions, edible oilseeds and oil”,