Poultry Hatcheries Act, 1947

Restriction on use of eggs for hatching.

11.—(1) The holder of a poultry hatchery licence shall not use for hatching in his poultry hatchery any eggs except eggs which either—

(a) have been produced at, and obtained by him from, an egg supply farm which is an approved egg supply farm or in respect of which a provisional permit is in force, or

(b) have been imported by him, with the sanction of the Minister, for hatching.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.