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Crop Insurance Act (No. 13 of 1961)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title  
   2.	   The Commissioner to administer this Act  
   3.	   The Commissioner to be subject to Minister's directions  
   4.	   Power of Deputy Commissioner, Senior Assistant Commissioner and other officer authorized by the Commissioner  
   5.	   Power of an Assistant Commissioner appointed to an Administrative District  
   6.	   Organizations that may be utilized in administering this Act  
   7.	   Specified crops and specified areas  
   8.	   Determination of insurable acreage and persons entitled to the specified crops on such acreage, and appeals from such determination  
   9.	   Certain facts to be notified to the Assistant Commissioner by owners and tenants of certain lands  
   10.	   Insurance unit  
   11.	   Compulsory insurance of specified crops in specified areas  
   12.	   Term of insurance  
   13.	   Policies of insurance  
   14.	   Duration of cover of insurance  
   15.	   Premiums  
   16.	   Apportionment of liability to pay premium  
   17.	   Interest payable on premiums  
   18.	   The amount of a premium in default may be recovered in like manner as a debt due to the Crown, and may be deducted from certain sums due to the defaulter  
   19.	   Rebate on premiums  
   20.	   Conditions for payment of indemnity  
   21.	   Notice of loss of specified crops to be given to the Assistant Commissioner  
   22.	   Claim to indemnity  
   23.	   Award of indemnity  
   24.	   Rates of indemnity  
   25.	   Maximum amount of indemnity  
   26.	   Appeal in respect of rejection of claim to indemnity or amount of indemnity awarded  
   27.	   Payment of indemnity on death of person entitled thereto  
   28.	   Assignment of insurance policy by way of security for loan  
   29.	   Prohibition of seizure or sequestration of indemnity due to any person  
   30.	   Deduction that may be made from the amount of indemnity  
   31.	   Effect of transfer of interest to which an insurance policy relates  
   32.	   Voidance of insurance  
   33.	   The Crop Insurance Advisory Board  
   34.	   Duty of the Board  
   35.	   Establishment of Insurance Fund  
   36.	   Power of inspection of lands in which specified crops are raised  
   37.	   Power to direct an insured to take measures to prevent damage to insured land  
   38.	   Power of Commissioner to give directions, or to release insured land from the insurable acreage, upon occurrence of damage to insured crops  
   39.	   Prohibit! on of raising a crop other than a crop to which the policy of insurance relates and of the use of the insured land for any other purpose  
   40.	   Duty of persons entitled to specified crops from lands in a specified area to maintain records  
   41.	   Regulations  
   42.	   Interpretation  

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