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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954 Complete Act - Bare Act

StateCentral Government
Act Info:
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Definitions
Section2A - Rule of construction
Section3 - The Central Committee for food standards
Section3A - Appointment of Secretary and other staff
Section4 - Central Food Laboratory
Section5 - Prohibition of import of certain articles of food
Section6 - Application of law relating to sea customs and powers of customs officers
Section7 - Prohibitions of manufacture, sale, etc., of certain articles of food
Section8 - Public analysts
Section9 - Food inspectors
Section10 - Powers of food inspectors
Section11 - Procedure to be allowed by food inspectors
Section12 - Purchaser may have food analysed
Section13 - Report of public analyst
Section14 - Manufacturers, distributors and dealers to give warranty
Section14A - Vendor to disclose the name, etc., of the person from whom the article of food was purchased
Section15 - Notification of food poisoning
Section16 - Penalties
Section16A - Power of court to try cases summarily
Section17 - Offences by companies
Section18 - Forfeiture of property
Section19 - Defences which may or may not be allowed in prosecutions under this Act
Section20 - Cognizance and trial of offences
Section20A - Power of court to implead manufacturer, etc.
Section20AA - Application of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 and section 360 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Section21 - Magistrate's power to impose enhanced penalties
Section22 - Protection of action taken in good faith
Section22A - Power of Central Government to give directions
Section23 - Power of the Central Government to make rules
Section24 - Power of the State Government to make rules
Section25 - Repeal and saving

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