Agricultural Laws in India

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Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act,1984 (51 of 1985)
The Seeds Act, 1966
Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Right Act,2001
Co-operative Societies Act, 1912
The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937

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State Acts

Andhra Pradesh

Agricultural Produce and Livestock Markets Act, 1966
Andhra Pradesh Cotton Seeds (Regulation of Supply, Distribution, Sale and Fixation of Sale Price) Act, 2007
Andhra Pradesh Non-Agricultural Land Assessment Act, 1963
Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Utilisation and Command Area Development Act, 1984


Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh Water Resources Regulatory Authority Act, 2006
Arunachal Pradesh Agricultural Produce Marketing Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2006
Arunachal Pradesh Urban and Country Planning Act, 2007
Arunachal Pradesh Co-operative Societies Act, 1978
Arunachal Pradesh Soil and Water Conservation Act, 1991
Arunachal Pradesh Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act, 1989


Assam

Agricultural Credit Operations and Miscellaneous Provisions (Banks) Act 1977
Agricultural Pests and Diseases Act, 1950
Agricultural Produce Market Act, 1972
Administrative Tribunal Act, 1977


Goa

Insecticides Act, 1968
Goa, Daman and Diu Agricultural Tenancy Act, 1964


Gujarat

Insecticides Act, 1968
Seed Act, 1966
Gujrat Agricultural Universities Act, 2004
Gujarat Fisheries Act, 2003


Himachal Pradesh

Holdings (Consolidation and Prevention of Fragmentation) Act, 1971
Agricultural Credit Operations and Miscellaneous Provisions (Banks) Act, 1972
Agricultural Pests, Diseases and Noxious Weeds Act, 1969
Agricultural and Horticultural Produce Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2005
Agriculture and Rural Development Banks Act, 1979
Debt Reduction Act, 1976
The Himachal Pradesh Universities of Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry Act, 1986
Himachal Pradesh Livestock Improvement Act, 1968
Himachal Pradesh Official Language Act, 1975


Haryana

Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities (Haryana Amendment) Act, 1991(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Relief of Agricultural Indebtedness Act, 1989(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities (Haryana Amendment) Act, 1997(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2005(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
East Punjab Agricultural Pests, Diseases and Noxious Weeds Act, 1949(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
East Punjab Holdings (Consolidation and Prevention of Fragmentation) Act, 1948(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
East Punjab Improved Seeds and date Seedlings Act, 1949(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Abolition of Village Cess (Kuri Kamani) Act, 1950(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (Validation) Act, 1953(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Punjab Livestock Improvement Act, 1953(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Haryana Murrah Buffalo and Other Milch Animal Breed Act, 2002(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Haryana Murrah Buffalo and Other Milch Animal Breed Act, 2001(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Punjab Relief of Indebtedness Act, 1934(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The East Punjab Cotton (Statistics) Act, 1948(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The East Punjab Agricultural Pests, Diseases and Noxious Weeds Act, 1949(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The East Punjab Improved Seeds and Seedlings Act, 1949(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The East Punjab Displaced Persons (Land Resettlement) Act, 1949(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab New Capital (Periphery) Control Act, 1952(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Sugarcane (Regulation of Purchase and Supply) Act, 1953(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (Validation) Act, 1953(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Warehouses Act, 1957(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Fruit Nurseries Act, 1961(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets Act, 1961(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Land Improvement Schemes Act, 1963(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Punjab Thur and Sem Lands (Reclamation) Act, 1963(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Punjab Scheduled Roads and Controlled Areas Restriction of Unregulated Development Act, 1963(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Haryana Agricultural Credit Operations and Miscellaneous Provisions (Banks) Act, 1973(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act, 1975(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Haryana Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Act, 2009(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Jharkhand

Jharkhand State Unaided Educational Institution (Grant) Amendment Act, 2007(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Jharkhand Agriculture University (Amendment) Act, 2008(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Jharkhand State Agriculture Produce Market (Amendment) Act, 2007(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Jammu and Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir Land Improvement Schemes Act, 1972.(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Jammu and Kashmir Livestock Improvement Act, 1996(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Jammu and Kashmir Prohibition on Conversion of Agricultural Land for Non-agricultural Purposes Act, 2010(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Jammu and Kashmir Brick Kilns (Regulation) Act, 2010.(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Karnataka

Karnataka Value Added Tax Act, 2003 (External website that opens in a new window)

Kerala

Agricultural Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2005 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala Agricultural Workers’ (Amendment) Act, 2003 (External website that opens in a new window)
Agricultural Debtors (Temporary Relief Act), 2001 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 2001 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act,1997 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala State Co-operative Agricultural and Rural Development Banks (Amendment) Act, 1999 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 1989 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala Raw Cashewnuts (Marketing and Transport and Fixation of Minimum Price) Amendment Act, 1988 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Cashew Workers Relief and Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 1987 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala State Co-Operative Agricultural Development Banks (Amendment) Act, 1985 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala State Co-Operative Agricultural And Rural Development Banks Act, 1984 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Raw Cashewnuts (Procurement and Distribution) Amendment Act, 1983 (External website that opens in a new window)
Agricultural Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 1983 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Raw Cashewnuts (Procurement and Distribution) Act,1981 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala Plantation Tax (Amendment) Act, 1980 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 1980 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural Workers Act, 1974 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 1974 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 1973 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Kerala Agriculturists Debt Relief (Amendment) Act, 1973 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Plant Diseases and Pests Act, 1972 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 1972 (External website that opens in a new window)
Kerala Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Act, 2008(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, 2008 (-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Kerala Forest (Vesting and Management of Ecologically Fragile Lands (Amendment) Act, 2009(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Kerala Farmers’ Debt Relief Commission (Amendment) Act, 2008(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Kerala Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Act, 2010(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Kerala Appropriation Act, 2010 – Malayalam(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Kerala Agricultural Workers’ (Amendment) Act, 2010(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Maharashtra

Maharashtra Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) (Amendment) Act, 2005 (External website that opens in a new window)

Meghalaya

The WareHousing Corporations Act, 1962 (External website that opens in a new window)
Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937 (as amended up to 1986) – External website that opens in a new window

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Sahakari Krishi aur Gramin Vikas Bank Adhiniyam, 1999 (External website that opens in a new window)
Irrigation Act, 1931 (English) – External website that opens in a new window
The Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Cattle Preservation Act, 1959 (External website that opens in a new window)
Gwalior Vyapar Mela Pradhikaran Adhiniyam, 1996 (External website that opens in a new window)

Mizoram

Organic Farming Act, 2004 (External website that opens in a new window)
Oil Palm (Regulation of Production and Processing) Act, 2004 (External website that opens in a new window)
Mizoram Oil Palm (Regulation of Production and Processing) Amendment Act, 2007(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Produce Cess Laws (Abolition) Act, 2006 (External website that opens in a new window)

Odisha

Agricultural Produce Markets (Amendment) Act, 2006(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Salient Features of the Odisha Agriculture Produce Markets (Amendment) Act, 2006(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Zilla Parishad Act,1994 (External website that opens in a new window)
Odisha Agricultural Produce Markets (Amendment) Act, 2006 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Orissa Preservation of Private Forests Act, 1947(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
The Agriculturists’ Loans (Orissa Amendment) Act, 1937(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Orissa Co-operative Land Mortgage Bank Act, 1938 (External website that opens in a new window)
Odisha Kendu Leaves (Control of Trade) Act, 1961 (External website that opens in a new window)
Orissa Appropriation (No.3) Act, 1990 (External website that opens in a new window)
Orissa Debt Relief Act, 1980 (External website that opens in a new window)
Odisha Sugarcane Cess Act, 1959 (External website that opens in a new window)
Odisha Revenue Administration (Units) Act, 1963 (External website that opens in a new window)
Odisha Agricultural Year Act, 1963 (External website that opens in a new window)
Punjab
Act Rules By-Laws of Mandi Board (External website that opens in a new window)

Punjab Minor Canals Act, 1905 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Agriculturists Loans Act, 1884 (External website that opens in a new window)
The Land Improvement Loans Act, 1883 (External website that opens in a new window)
Punjab Reclamation of Land Act 1959 (External website that opens in a new window)
East Punjab Holdings (Consolidation and Prevention of Fragmentation) Act 1948. (External website that opens in a new window)
Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887 (External website that opens in a new window)

Puducherry

Pondicherry Town and Country Planning Act, 1969 (External website that opens in a new window)
Ground Water (Control and Regulation) Act, 2002 (External website that opens in a new window)

Rajasthan

Rajasthan Gaushala Act, 1960(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Rajasthan Live-Stock Improvement Act, 1958(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Rajasthan State Cattle Fairs Act, 1963(-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)
Rajasthan Farmers’ Participation in Management of Irrigation System Act, 2000 (External website that opens in a new window)

Tamil Nadu

Employment Exchange (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959 (External website that opens in a new window)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural Labourers Farmers (Social Security and Welfare) Act. , 2006 (External website that opens in a new window)
Tamil nadu farmers’ management of irrigation systems act, 2000 (External website that opens in a new window)

Tripura

The Tripura Agricultural Debtors Relief Act,1975
Tripura Agricultural Indebtedness Relief Act, 1979
Tripura Plant diseases and Pests Act, 1969
The Tripura Cooperative Societies (Second Amendment) Act, 2009
Tripura Agricultural Produce Markets (Second Amendment) Act, 2007
Tripura Agricultural Credit Operations Act, 1976

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