Milk and Dairies Act, 1935

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

24.—(1) Subject to the provisions of the next following section, it shall not be lawful for any person after the expiration of six months from the commencement of this Part of this Act to carry on the business of dairyman in any premises situate in a sanitary district unless—

(a) such person is registered in the register of dairymen kept by the sanitary authority for such district, and

(b) the said premises are premises in respect of which such person is registered in the said register.

(2) If any person acts in contravention of this section such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof, in the case of a first offence under this section to a fine not exceeding five pounds, and in the case of a second or any subsequent offence under this section, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds, and in either case, if the offence is a continuing one, to a further fine not exceeding forty shillings for each day during which the offence continues.

(3) An offence under this section may be prosecuted by the sanitary authority within whose sanitary district the offence was committed.