Agricultural Produce (Eggs) Act, 1939

Notification of defects to Minister by consignee.

39.—(1) The Minister may by order make regulations requiring every registered wholesaler to place in every package of eggs intended to be consigned by him to any place whether inside or outside Ireland, before it is consigned, a document in the form prescribed by such regulations requesting the consignee of such package to notify the Minister of any defects found by him in such package or in the eggs contained therein or in the packing of such eggs therein.

(2) Every registered wholesaler who fails to comply with any regulation made under this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section, and shall be liable, on summary conviction thereof, to a fine not exceeding five pounds.