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Pre-Printed Packing Material Stock Extended up to 31.03.2021

Pre-Printed Packing Material Stock Extended up to 31.03.2021

  1. Extension of the period up to 31.03.2021 for utilization of the pre-printed packing material stock has been issued by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Legal Metrology due to the prevalent situation of COVID-19 
  2. The undersigned is directed to refer to the above-mentioned subject and to state that due to the prevalent condition of COVID-19, leading to the lockdown of the whole country the manufacturing activities were stopped. Consequently, the inventory of packaging material/wrapper with the pre-printed date of manufacturing could not be exhausted within the time limit prescribed under the Rules.
  3. Therefore, in the exercise of the powers conferred by rule 33(1) and 6(1)(B) of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011, the Central Government hereby permits the manufacturers or packers to utilize the existing packaging material/wrapper up to 31.03.2021 or till such date \tie packaging material/wrapper is exhausted, whichever is earlier, by declaring the correct month & year of manufacturing/ packing on the pre-packaged commodities by way of stamping or putting sticker or online printing, as the case
  4. This relaxation will be applicable to those manufacturers or packers who have to declare the month & year of manufacturing/ packing under the Legal Neurology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011.

 

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