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PREVENTION OF FOOD ADULTERATION ACT - 1954 - Indian Bareacts - In
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PREVENTION OF FOOD ADULTERATION ACT - 1954 - Indian Bareacts - In

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Transcripts - PREVENTION OF FOOD ADULTERATION ACT - 1954 - Indian Bareacts - In

  • 1. I N D I A N B A INDIAN BARE ACTS R E A C T S
  • 2. notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act. Provided that consultation with the Committee may be dispensed with if the Central Government is of the opinion that circumstances have arisen which render it necessary to make rules without such consultation, but, in such a case, the Committee shall be consulted within six months of the making of the rules and the Central Government shall take into consideration any suggestions which the Committee may make in relation to the amendment of the said rules. (1A) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:- (a) specifying the articles of food or classes of food for the import of which a licence is required and prescribing the form and conditions of such licence, the authority empowered to issue the same, (the fees payable therefor, the deposit of any sum as security for the performance of the conditions of the licence and the circumstances under which such licence or security may be cancelled or forfeited). (b)Defining the standards of quality for, fixing the limits of variability permissible in respect of, any article of food; (c)Laying down special provisions for imposing rigorous control over the production, distribution and sale of any article or class of articles of food which the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify in this behalf including registration of the premises where they are manufactured, maintenance of the premises in a sanitary condition and maintenance of the healthy state of human beings associated with the production, distribution and sale of such article or class of articles; (d)Restricting the packing and labeling of any article of food and the design of any such package or label with a view to preventing the public or the purchaser being deceived or misled as to the character, quality or quantity of the article or to preventing adulteration. (e)Defining the qualifications powers and duties of food

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