8H. Appointment of Seed Officers.-
(1) The Committee may, by order, appoint such person as it thinks fit, or notify an employee of the Board having such qualifications as may be specified by regulations to be the Seed Officers and define the local limits of their jurisdiction.
(2) Every Seed Officer shall be under the administrative Control of the Committee and shall be responsible for inspecting the seeds and the facilities available with the seed producers and dealers before or after their registration to ensure adherence to the standards and conditions laid down in this regard.
(3) The Seed Officer may-
(a) take samples of any silk-worm seed of any kind or variety from-
(i) any producer or dealer; or
(ii) any person who is in the course of conveying such seed to a purchaser or a consignee; or
(iii) a purchaser or a consignee after delivery of such seed to him;
(b) exercise such other powers as may be specified by regulations.