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THE CANTONMENTS PURE FOOD ACT, 1966

(ACT NO. XVI OF 1966).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 19th July, 1966  
  
     An Act to make provision for preventing the adulteration of food in cantonments. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for preventing the adulteration of food in cantonments and for matters ancillary thereto;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
PART I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
PART II
GENERAL PROVISIONS
3. False warranty
4. Prohibition of mixing, colouring, staining or powdering of food, etc.
5. Prohibition of preparation, manufacture, sale, etc., of adulterated and other foods
6. Manufacture, import and sale of unwholesome food
7. Manufacture and sale of food not of proper nature or quality
8. Pre-packed food
9. Import or manufacture, etc., without complying with rules
10. Sale of banaspati, margarine and charbi
11. Licence for manufacture, storage and sale of goods
12. Register for manufacture and wholesale business
13. Food poisoning
PART III
AUTHORITIES
14. Duty of local authorities
15. Appointment of Inspectors
16. Powers of Inspectors
PART IV
FOOD ANALYSIS
17. Public Analyst
18. Purchase of samples, etc.
19. Right of private persons to have samples analysed
20. Action in respect of samples
21. Certificate of Public Analyst
22. Power of Government to seize sample
PART V
PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE
23. Penalties
24. Power to try summarily
25. Certain things to be presumed
26. Declaration under section 18 to be evidence
27. Certificate of Public Analyst to be evidence of fact stated therein
28. Analysis by Chemical Examiner
29. What shall or shall not be a good defence
30. Forfeiture of food upon conviction
31. Expenses of analysis
32. Trial of offence
PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS
33. Indemnity
34. Inspector, etc., to be public servant
35. Power to make rules
 
 

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