Milk and Dairies Act, 1935

Power to take samples of milk.

54.—(1) An inspector may, in any place, and a medical officer of health or a sanitary officer who is a milk sampling officer, may in any place within the sanitary district for which such officer acts, take without payment a sample of milk at any time before such milk is delivered to the consumer.

(2) Any person authorised by this section to take a sample of milk may for the purpose of taking such sample open any receptacle containing milk and do any other act which he may deem necessary for the said purpose.

(3) Every sample of milk (not being milk which is contained in closed receptacles for sale retail in such receptacles), taken under this section shall be taken in the prescribed manner and shall be of the prescribed amount.