The Tea Act,1953
Section 35. Power of Board to call for returns
(1) The Board may serve by registered post a notice upon the owner of any tea estate or any sub-division of a tea estate or upon his manager, requiring him to furnish, within such period, as it may specify in the notice, such returns relating to the production sale and export of tea produced on the estate or to any other matter as it may deem necessary.
(2) Where the owner of any tea estate or any sub-division of a tea estate or his manager being required under sub-division (1) to furnish any return fails to furnish such return within the period specified in the notice or furnishes a return containing any particular which is false and which he knows to be false or does not believe to be true, the Board may refuse to allot an export quota to that estate or sub-division under section 20-, or where an export quota has already been allotted, may cancel the unexhausted balance of that quota and refuse to issue any further export licences against that quota or recognise or give effect to any transfer of quota under section 21.
(3) The Board may serve by registered post a notice upon any manufacturer, broker, dealer, or dealer in tea waste, requiring him to furnish within such period as it may specify in the notice such returns relating to the manufacture stock, purchase, sale or export of tea or tea waste as it may deem necessary.