|Name:||Dairy Industry (Regulation and Control) Act (Cap. 260) (Act No. 27 of 1968).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Act on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Act as amended to 1988 (consulted on 2011-07-11)
|Abstract/Citation:||This Act makes provision for the control of the dairy industry for purposes of ensuring hygienic handling of milk and in particular provides for the licensing of dairy keepers, milk processors and milk sellers. The Act also establishes a Milk Advisory Board.
A "Dairy keeper" means a person who sells or offers for sale milk produced by milk animals owned or maintained by him or her. A "milk processor" means a person who processes milk or milk products intended for human consumption. The Milk Advisory Board shall make recommendations to the Minister as to the milk industry taking into account the indications specified in this Act. The Act also contains provisions relative to inspection and appeal on decisions regarding licenses and defines regulation-making powers of the Minister for purposes of this Act.