Central Government Act
Section 4 in The Essential Commodities Act, 1955
4. Imposition of duties on State Governments, etc. An order made under section 3 may confer powers and impose duties upon the Central Government or the State Government or officers and authorities of the Central Government or State Government, and may contain directions to any State Government or to officers and authorities thereof as to the exercise of any such powers or the discharge of any such duties.