Q. With reference to the Model Poisons Possession and Sale Rules, 2013 consider the following statements:
1.This rule prohibits the over-the-counter sale of acid unless the seller maintains a register recording the sale of acid.
2.This rules states that sale of acid is to be made only when the buyer produces a photo ID containing his address issued by the government.
3.This rule provides for the sellers to declare only half of the stocks of acid with the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) within 15 days and in case of undeclared stock of acid.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. This rule prohibits the over-the-counter sale of acid unless the seller maintains a register recording the sale of acid. This rules states that sale of acid is to be made only when the buyer produces a photo ID containing his address issued by the government.

Statement 3 is incorrect. Sellers are also required to declare all stocks of acid with the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) within 15 days and in case of undeclared stock of acid.

Source: The Indian Express