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The Pure Food Ordinance, 1959 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. LXVIII OF 1959 )

Chapter IV


Right to enter premises
35. (1) A person authorised, or an Inspector appointed, under section 34 shall, on producing, if so required, such
authenticated proof of his authority as may be prescribed, have the right to enter any premises at any hour of the day or night excluding the hours between midnight and day break-
(a) for the purpose of ascertaining whether there has been, on or in connection with such premises any contravention of any of the provisions of this Ordinance, the rules or the bye-laws;
(b) generally for giving effect to the provisions of this Ordinance, the rules and the bye-laws:
Provided that entry into any premises used solely as a private dwelling-house shall not be demanded as of right unless at least three hours' notice of the intended entry has been given to the occupier of such premises.
(2) No person shall resist or obstruct any entry made under sub-section (1).
(3) In this section, the expression ÔÇÿpremises' includes 1[any catering establishment] lands, buildings, vehicles, tents, vans, structures of any kind, streams, lakes, sea-shore, drains, ditches or places open, covered or enclosed, whether built on or not, and whether public or private, and whether natural or artificial, and whether maintained or not under statutory authority, and any vessel lying in any river, harbour or other water not being a port declared under the Ports Act, 1908.

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    The words “any catering establishment” were inserted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Pure Food (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XXVII of 2005)
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