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The Pure Food Ordinance, 1959 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. LXVIII OF 1959 )

Chapter V


Power of Government to make rules
49. (1) The Government may, subject to the condition of previous publication, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, the Government may make rules to provide for all or any of the following matters:-
(i) the qualifications, salary and conditions of appointment of public analysts appointed under section 4;
(ii) the normal constituents and the values of the chemical and physical constants of any article of food referred to in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 5 and the deficiencies in, or additions to, any article of food which are to raise the presumption that such article is adulterated referred to in clause (b) of that sub-section;
(iii) for the purposes of sections 7 to 13, the manner in which containers of skimmed, condensed, sterilized or desiccated milk shall be labelled and marked, the proportion of the constituents of milk to be contained in skimmed, condensed, sterilised or desiccated milk, the proportion of water that may be contained in butter, and the conditions to be fulfilled in the case of ghee (that is to say, clarified milk fat), wheat, flour (that is to say, maida, atta or suji), mustard or rape seed oil and any other article of food notified under section 7;
(iv) the form, manner and conditions of licence under sub-section (4) of section 16;
(v) the manner in which, and the date by which, premises shall be registered under section 21, the manner in which, and the date by which, renewal of such registration shall be effected, the fee payable for such registration and renewal, the manner and form in which applications for registration and renewal thereof shall be made, the manner of maintaining records of registrations and renewals, and the form of such record;
(vi) the form in which records of the despatch and destination of consignments shall be maintained under sub-section (4) of section 21;
(vii) the fee payable under section 28 for the analysis or examination of any article of food;
(viii) the form of the declaration to be signed under sub-section (3) of section 29, the manner in which applications may be made for payment under sub-section (5) of that section and the cases in which payment is to be made by the Government or by the local authority;
(ix) the manner in which the parts of samples shall be marked, sealed or fastened after division under clause (2) of section 30;
(x) the form of the statements to be submitted under section 33;
(xi) the qualifications to be possessed by persons for appointment as Inspectors referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (3) of section 34;
(xii) the authenticated proof of authority to be produced under sub-section (1) of section 35; and
(xiii) the manner in which anything seized under section 37 shall be marked and sealed before placing it in safe custody referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (6) of that section.

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