The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India today issued notification, extending the date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020 as 1.1.2021 in place of 1.9.2020.
This decision allows domestic manufacturers four months of extra time to make necessary arrangements for compliance of standards in view of difficulties arising out of COVID-19 pandemic.
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade)
New Delhi, the 15th September, 2020
S.O. 3146(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 16 read with sub-section (3) of section 25 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016), the Central Government, after consulting the Bureau of Indian Standards, is of the opinion that it is necessary so to do in the public interest, hereby makes the following Order to amend the Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement.– (1) This Order may be called the Toys (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2020.
(2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020, in Paragraph 1, for sub-Paragraph (2), the following sub-Paragraph shall be substituted, namely:-
“(2) It shall come into force with effect from 1st January, 2021.”
ANIL AGRAWAL, Jt. Secy.
Note : The principal order was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary under Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) vide number S.O. 853(E), dated the 25th February, 2020.