Milk and Dairies Act, 1935

Neglect of employee to inform dairyman of milk becoming infected.


(a) any milk, which is kept by a dairyman for the purposes of being sold, becomes infected with a disease to which this Part of this Act applies, and

(b) any person who is employed by such dairyman for the purposes of his business as a dairyman, while such milk was so kept by such dairyman, either knew or had reasonable grounds for suspecting that such milk had become so infected, and

(c) such person fails or neglects to inform such dairyman forthwith of such knowledge or grounds of suspicion,

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 to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months or to both such fine and imprisonment.