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The Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Warehouse Act was enacted in _____.
1. 1936
2. 1947
3. 1965
4. 1975

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 1947

The correct answer is 1947.

  • The Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Warehouse Act was enacted in 1947.

  • Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Warehouse Act, 1947.
    • Provisions
      • For every warehouse, there shall be a warehouseman.
      • No person shall carry on the business of a warehouseman except under a license granted under this Act and following such terms and conditions thereof as may, from time to time, be prescribed under this Act.
      • Every warehouseman shall take such care of the produce stored in his warehouse like a man of ordinary prudence would take of his own products under similar circumstances.
      • Every warehouseman shall exercise such care in keeping distinct the produce of each depositor as will enable him at all times to identify it and to deliver it without undue delay on demand by the depositor.
      • Every warehouseman shall insure the produce stored in his warehouse against such risk and to such extent and in such manner as may be prescribed.
      • No warehouseman shall in the conduct of his business show undue preference to any person.
      • Warehouseman not to lend money against the produce in his warehouse.
      • The prescribed authority may at any time during business hours inspect or examine or depute any person to inspect or examine a warehouse licensed under the Act.
      • Any person who knowingly and wilfully infringes any of the provisions of requirements of this Act or the rules made thereunder shall on conviction by a Magistrate be liable to be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.
As of May 7, 2021



Chief Minister


Madhya Pradesh


Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Anandiben Patel

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