The Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963
Any commodity in respect of which--
- a certificate has been obtained from an agency referred to in sub-section (1) of section 7 fraudulently or by misrepresentation, or
- any provision of this Act has been, is being, or is attempted to be, contravened, shall, together with any package, covering or receptacle in which such commodity is found, be liable to confiscation and, where such commodity is so mixed with any other goods or materials that it cannot be readily separated, such other goods or materials shall also be liable to confiscation:
Provided that where it is established to the satisfaction of the adjudicating authority that any commodity, which is liable to confiscation under this Act, belongs to a person other than the person who has, by any act or omission, rendered it liable to confiscation, and such act or omission was without the knowledge or connivance of the person to whom it belongs, such commodity shall not be ordered to be confiscated; but such other action as is authorised by this Act may be taken against the person who has, by such act or omission, rendered such commodity liable to confiscation.