BREAD ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Sale of bread by weight, and marking of weight of loaves.

3. Offences relating to sale of bread.

4. Means of weighing to be provided by every baker or vendor of bread.

5. Adulteration of bread an offence.

6. Adulterating corn, meal, or flour an offence.

7. Search of bakers' premises and seizure of adulterated flour.

8. Persons in whose premises ingredients for adulteration found, punishable.

9. Publication of convictions.

33 of 1944,

12 of 1952,

10 of 1983.

AN ORDINANCE to regulate the sale of bread and to prevent the Nos. 13 of 1864, adulteration of bread offered for sale.

[Date of Commencement: 1st January, 1865]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Bread Ordinance.

2. Sale of bread by weight, and marking of weight of loaves.

(1) No baker or vendor of breed shall sell any bread other than fancy bread or rolls, except in loaves weighing two hundred and twenty five grams, four hundred and fifty grams, nine hundred grams or one thousand and eight hundred grams.

Subject as hereinafter provided no baker or vendor of bread shall sell any loaf for sale, unless the weight of the loaf is clearly marked on the loaf by an impression made in baking or on a band or wrapper affixed round or enclosing the loaf:

Provided that nothing in the preceding provisions of this subsection shall apply—

(a) in the case of fancy bread or roll of any loaf of bread which in under two hundred and twenty five grams in weight; or

(b) in the case of any bread which, in pursuance of any contract or agreement in that behalf, is supplied on any occasion in any quantity not less than fifty kilo-grams and is weighed upon delivery.

This section of the article is only available for our subscribers. Please click here to subscribe to a subscription plan to view this part of the article.


Recent Updates

SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2017


MUNICIPAL COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2017


URBAN COUNCILS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2017


REGULATION OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015