Agricultural Produce (Eggs) Act, 1939

Prohibition of business of preserving eggs in unregistered premises.

54.—(1) It shall not be lawful for any person to carry on by way of trade or gain in premises which are not registered in the register of preservers the business of preserving eggs, whether by cold storage, chemical storage, pickling or otherwise.

(2) If any person acts in contravention of this section 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 pounds and, in the case of a second or any subsequent such offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or, at the discretion of the Court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.