The Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963
16A. Suspension, etc., of operation of the provisions of the Act.
- If the Central Government is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary or expedient so to do in the public interest, it may, by notification in the Official Gazette, suspend or relax to a specified extent the operation of all or any of the provisions of this Act in respect of such notified commodity or commodities generally or in respect of any area and for such period as may be specified in the notification.
- Where the operation of any provision of this Act has, under sub-section (1), been suspended or relaxed, such suspension or relaxation may, at any time be removed by the Central Government by a like notification.
- Every notification issued under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is issued before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the notification or both Houses agree that the notification should not be issued, the notification shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that notification.].