Milk and Dairies Act, 1935

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Number 22 of 1935.


MILK AND DAIRIES ACT, 1935.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Part I.

Preliminary and General.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Commencement of Act.

3.

“Milk”.

4.

Presumption that milk sold, etc., is sold, etc., for human consumption in the form of milk.

5.

Construction of references to sale of milk.

6.

Definitions.

7.

Exclusion of certain dairies and dairymen.

8.

“The medical officer”

9.

Presumption of sale of milk in certain cases.

10.

Miscellaneous matters of interpretation.

11.

Enforcement of Act by sanitary authorities.

12.

Appointment of officers by sanitary authorities.

13.

Right of entry on premises.

14.

Public inquiries.

15.

General regulations.

16.

Laying of regulations before Houses of the Oireachtas.

17.

Finance.

18.

Saving for other Acts relating to milk and dairies.

19.

Repeals.

Part II.

Registration of Dairymen and Dairies.

20.

Temporary exclusion of certain dairymen from Part II.

21.

Registers of dairymen.

22.

Registration of dairymen.

23.

Refusal of registration of dairymen.

24.

Prohibition of sale of milk by unregistered dairymen or on unregistered premises.

25.

Carrying on of business on death of registered dairyman.

26.

Cancellation of registration on grounds of unsuitability of dairyman, etc.

27.

Rectification and cancellation of registration.

28.

Cancellation of registration in other cases.

29.

Evidence of contents of registers of dairymen.

Part III.

Regulations in Relation to Dairies and Milk, and Inspection of Animals.

30.

Temporary exclusion of certain dairymen and dairies from Part III.

31.

Regulations in relation to dairies and milk.

32.

Restriction on sale of pasteurised, etc., milk.

33.

Prohibition of sale of milk except under special designation.

34.

Inspection of animals.

PART IV.

Sale of Milk Under Special Designations.

35.

Special designation licences.

36.

Fees on special designation licences.

37.

Prohibition of sale of milk under special designations by unlicensed persons.

38.

Restriction on descriptions to be applied to milk on sale.

39.

Reports by sanitary authorities.

PART V.

Prevention of Disease Likely to be Caused by Infected Milk.

40.

Diseases to which Part V applies.

41.

Stoppage of supplies of milk likely to cause disease.

42.

Prohibition of sale of infected milk.

43.

Neglect of employee to inform dairyman of milk becoming infected.

44.

Prohibition of sale of milk to which an infected person has access.

45.

Prohibition of access to milk by infected persons.

46.

Prohibition of sale without notice of milk likely to be exposed to infection.

PART VI.

Sale of Milk from Diseased Animals.

47.

Diseases to which Part VI applies.

48.

Prohibition of sale of milk from animals suffering from a disease to which Part VI applies.

PART VII.

Bacteriological Examination of Milk.

49.

Appointment of bacteriological examiners.

50.

Bacteriological examination fees.

51.

Submission of milk samples.

52.

Duty of bacteriological examiner.

PART VIII.

Powers of Sampling Milk.

53.

Milk sampling officers.

54.

Power to take samples of milk.

55.

Non-interference with traffic.

56.

Taking of samples of milk outside sanitary district on requisition of medical officer of such district.

57.

Division of and dealings with samples.

PART IX.

Miscellaneous Provisions.

58.

Service and evidence of bacteriological certificate.

59.

Prohibition of sale of contaminated, etc., milk.

60.

Sale of milk in public places.

61.

Sale of separated or skimmed milk.

62.

Establishment of milk depots by sanitary authorities.

63.

Disclosure by dairymen of sources of supply of milk.

64.

Service of documents on dairymen.

65.

Obstruction of officers.


SCHEDULE.

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930

No. 27 of 1930

Cork City Management Act, 1929

No. 1 of 1929

Limerick City Management Act, 1934

No. 35 of 1934

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

Local Government Act, 1925

No. 5 of 1925

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Number 22 of 1935.


MILK AND DAIRIES ACT, 1935.


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE PRODUCTION AND SALE OF MILK WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE STANDARDS OF PURITY AND WHOLESOMENESS THEREOF AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [14th June, 1935.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—