Milk and Dairies Act, 1935

Enforcement of Act by sanitary authorities.

11.—(1) It shall be the duty of the sanitary authority to enforce the provisions of this Act and of every order and regulation made thereunder and to exercise the powers vested in them by this Act or such order or regulation.

(2) If a sanitary authority fail to perform any of their duties under this Act the Minister may make such order as he thinks necessary or proper for the purpose of compelling such authority to perform their duties and any such order may, without prejudice to the exercise of the powers conferred on the Minister by section 72 of the Local Government Act, 1925 (No. 5 of 1925), be enforced at the suit of the Minister by mandamus.