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The Cantonments Pure Food Act, 1966

( ACT NO. XVI OF 1966 )

Licence for manufacture, storage and sale of goods
11. (1) Except under a licence to be granted in such manner as may be prescribed, no place shall be used-
(a) for the preparation, or the manufacturing, processing, blending, preserving, refrigerating, canning or bottling of any food;
(b) for the business of a wholesale dealer in banaspati, charbi, ghee, or margarine, fish oil, mustard oil, cotton seed oil or other edible oils and such other foods as may be prescribed;
(c) as a creamery, dairy or bakery; or
(d) as a hotel, restaurant or eating-house:
Provided that the Government may exempt any specified premises or class of premises from the operation of this section.
(2) A licence granted under sub-section (1) shall be valid for a period of one year unless it is earlier cancelled or is renewed in such manner and on payment of such fee as may be prescribed.
(3) A licence granted under sub-section (1) may be cancelled or its renewal may be refused if -
(i) the licensee fails to maintain the register referred to in section 12 or is convicted of an offence under this Act, or
(ii) the premises are not maintained in such condition as may be prescribed.
(4) No person shall keep or store for sale, or sell or offer to sell, any food for human consumption unless he is in possession of such identification permit as may be prescribed.

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