Milk and Dairies Act, 1935

Restriction on sale of pasteurised etc. milk.

32.—(1) The Minister, with the concurrence of the Minister for Agriculture, may from time to time by order make regulations prohibiting the sale, except under a special designation, within the meaning of Part IV of this Act, and under and in accordance with a special designation licence granted under the said Part IV, of any milk which has been heated to a temperature higher than the temperature specified in such regulations or has been pasteurised.

(2) If any person acts in contravention of any regulation made under 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 or at the suit of the sanitary authority within whose sanitary district the offence was committed as prosecutor.