8B. Powers and functions of Committee.-
(1) The Committee shall be responsible for the implementation of this Act by taking measures as specified in sub-section (2).
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provision, the measures referred to therein may provide for-
(i) laying down of quality standards for kind or variety of silk-worm seed;
(ii) authorisation of silk-worm races and hybrids for commercial exploitation;
(iii) laying down of quality standards for production of silk-worm seeds;
(iv) laying down the conditions and requirements that have to be met out by the persons desirous of setting up facilities for production of silk-worm seeds or grain ages;
(v) laying down the certification and silk-worm seed testing procedures for seeds sold by the registered producers;
(vi) undertaking the registration of silk-worm seed producers and dealers and controlling, supervising the inspection process to ensure adherence to the specified quality standards and seed certification requirements;
(vii) laying down the conditions and standards for export and import of silk-worm seed and adherence to them;
(viii) programming and planning of silk-worm seed production;
(ix) advising the Central Government and the State Governments on the matters aforesaid; and
(x) such other matters connected and incidental to the production, supply, distribution, trade and commerce in silk-worm seed, as may be specified by regulations made by the Committee from time to time.