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Functions of the Board

The functions of the Board shall be:

                          (a)     to regulate, control and promote the export of tobacco and tobacco products

                                   and to fix grading standards.

                          (b)     to undertake and assist research connected with tobacco industry, impart 

                                   training in tobacco testing and generally to take measures in the interest 

                                   of the tobacco industry.

                          (c)     to render assistance for the development of the new tobacco growing areas

                                   and establishment of model farms, to organize and assist special research

                                   connected with tobacco cultivation and generally to render assistance for

                                   improving tobacco production;

                         (d)     to collect statistics on any matter relating to tobacco and tobacco industry;

                         (e)     to perform such other function as the Federal Government may, from time

                                   to time, direct.