20. Insecticide Inspectors.
(1) The Central Government or a State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint persons in such number as it thinks fit and possessing such technical and other qualifications as may be prescribed to be Insecticide Inspectors for such areas as may be specified in the notification:
Provided that any person who does not possess the required qualifications may be so appointed only for the purposes of clause (a) and clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 21:
Provided further that no person who has any financial interest in the manufacture, import or sale of any insecticide shall be so appointed.
(2) Every Insecticide Inspector shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), and shall be officially subordinate to such authority as the Government appointing him may specify in this behalf.