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Section 20 – The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940

The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940

 

 

20. Government Analysts. –

 

1[20. Government Analysts.—(1) The State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint such persons as it thinks fit, having the prescribed qualifications, to be Government Analysts for such areas in the State and in respect of such drugs or 2[classes of drugs or such cosmetics or classes of cosmetics] as may be specified in the notifications.

 

(2) The Central Government may also, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint such persons as it thinks fit, having the prescribed qualifications, to be Government Analysts in respect of such drugs or 2[classes of drugs or such cosmetics or classes of cosmetics] as may be specified in the notification.

 

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), neither the Central Government nor a State Government shall appoint as a Government Analyst any official not serving under it without the previous consent of the Government under which he is serving.]

 

3[(4) No person who has any financial interest in the import, manufacture or sale of drugs or cosmetics shall be appointed to be a Government Analyst under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of this section.]

 

COMMENTS

The Director of Central Laboratory is also a Government Analyst; Ram Shankar Misra v. State of U.P., (1980) 1 SCC 255.

 

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1. Subs. by Act 35 of 1960, sec. 4, for section 20 (w.e.f. 16-3-1961).

 

2. Subs. by Act 21 of 1962, sec. 16, for “class of drugs” (w.e.f. 27-7-1964).

 

3. Ins. by Act 68 of 1982, sec. 17 (w.e.f. 1-2-1983).

 

 

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