Agricultural Produce (Eggs) Act, 1939

Power of Minister to fix route of export.

36.—(1) Whenever the Minister is satisfied that it is necessary to do so in order to facilitate the inspection under this Act of eggs or packages of eggs, he may, by notice in writing served on a registered wholesaler, require such registered wholesaler to do both or either of the following things, that is to say:—

(a) to export eggs only by the route or one of the routes specified in that behalf in such notice;

(b) to present all eggs intended to be exported by him for examination at the place and time similarly specified.

(2) Every registered wholesaler on whom a notice is served under this section shall comply with such notice and if he fails so to do he shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof, in the case of a first such offence, to a fine not exceeding twenty-five pounds or, in the case of a second or any subsequent such offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.