Agricultural Produce, Commission Agent, Contract Farming, Manufacurer,
Market Functionary, Market Proper, Market Yard, Petty Trader

Section 1 – Short title, extent and commencement-
(1) This Act may be called the Madhya Pradesh Krishi Upaj Mandi Adhiniyam, 1972.
(2) It extends to whole of Madhya Pradesh.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the State Government may, by notification,
Section 2 – Definitions-
(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,

  1. “agricultural produce” means all produce 2
    [x x x] of agriculture, horticulture, animal
    husbandry, apiculture, pisciculture, or forest as specified in the Schedule;
    [(b) “agriculturist” means a person whose source of livelihood is wholly dependent on
    agricultural produce and who cultivates land on one’s own account,–
    (i) by one’s own labour; or
    (ii) by the labour of the either spouse; or
    (iii) under the personal supervision of oneself or any member of one’s family referred
    to in sub-clause (ii) above by hired labour or by servants on wages payable in cash or
    kind but not as crop share, but does not include a trader, commission agent, processor,
    [manufacturer] broker, weighman, or hammal of agricultural produce although such
    trader, commission agent, processor, 5
    [manufacturer] broker, weighman or hammal
    may also be engaged in the production of agricultural produce;]
    (c) “Board” means the Madhya Pradesh State Agricultural Marketing Board established under
    this Act;
    (d) “Bye-laws” means the bye-laws made under Section 80;

Received the assent of the President on 18-4-1973, first published in the M.P. Gazette (Extraordinary), dated
2 Words “whether processed or not” omitted by M.P. Act. No. 5 of 1990
Subs. by M.P. Act No. 11 of 1985 (w.e.f. 12-6-1985).
Inserted by M.P. Act No. 7 of 2012 (w.e.f. 27-1-2012).
Inserted by M.P. Act No. 7 of 2012 (w.e.f. 27-1-2012

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