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The Pure Food Ordinance, 1959 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. LXVIII OF 1959 )

Chapter II


Prohibition of keeping adulterants in places where food is manufactured or sold
16. (1) No person shall keep or permit to be kept, in any manufactory, shop or place in which any article of food notified under section 7 or specified in sections 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 is manufactured or sold, any substance intended to be used for the adulteration of such article.
(2) In any prosecution under this section, the Court shall, until the contrary is proved, presume that any substance, capable of being used for such adulteration and found in such manufactory, shop or place, is intended to be used for the purpose of such adulteration.
(3) No person shall keep Guzi (niger seed) in any manufactory, shop or place mentioned in sub-section (1).
(4) No person shall keep any quantity of white oil except under a licence granted by a local authority in such manner and form and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed.

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