MUNICIPAL DAIRIES AND LAUNDRIES ordinance

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

CHAPTER I

SUPERVISION AND REGULATION OF DAIRIES

2. Duties of Municipal Council to keep a register of all dairymen and milk vendors.

3. Powers of Mayor of the Municipal Council to enter dairy premises or milk stores.

4. Dairymen and others to apply for registration.

5. Unregistered Persons forbidden to sell or supply milk.

6. Infectious disease in dairy premises to be reported immediately.

7. Dairyman to supply names, addresses of customers.

8. Persons suffering from infectious diseases or having been recently exposed to infection, not to take part in dairy operations.

9. Sale or supply of unwholesome milk forbidden.

10. Penalties.

11. Minister to declare what are infectious disease.

12. Summary jurisdiction and appeal.

13. Power to issue regulations.

14. Interpretation.

15. Provisions of this Chapter to extend to dairy premises situated outside Municipal limits.

CHAPTER II

SUPERVISION AND REGULATION OF LAUNDRIES

16. Duty of Municipal Council to keep register of all laundry men.

17. Powers of Mayor of the Municipal council to enter laundry premises.

18. Laundry men and others to apply for registration.

19. Unregistered persons forbidden to wash clothes.

20. Infectious disease in laundry premises to be reported immediately.

21. Laundry man to supply names and addresses of customers.

22. Persons suffering from infectious disease or having been recently exposed to infection not take part in laundry operations.

23. Laundry operations prohibit in places exposed to infection.

24. Penalties.

25. Minister to declare what are infectious diseases.

26. Summary Jurisdiction and appeals.

27. Power to issue regulations.

28. Interpretation.

29. Provisions of this Chapter to extend to laundry premises situated outside Municipal limits.

1 of 1896,

7 of 1902,

6 of 1910,

29 of 1947,

12 of 1952.

AN ORDINANCE to provide for the supervision of Municipal Dairies and Laundries.

[Date of Commencement: 7th February, 1896]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Municipal Dairies and Laundries Ordinance.

CHAPTER I

SUPERVISION AND REGULATION OF DAIRIES

2. Duties of Municipal Council to keep a register of all dairymen and milk vendors.

It shall be the duty of the Municipal Council—

(a) to keep a register of the names and addresses of all dairymen and milk vendors selling or supplying milk to any person or persons resident within the Municipality, and of all dairy premises and milk stores used, from time to time, by each of them for the production, deposit, or distribution of such milk;

(b) to strike off such register the names and addresses of all persons who shall have ceased, or become disqualified as hereinafter provided, to carry on the business of dairymen or milk vendors;

(c) to keep such register open at all reasonable times for inspection by the Director of Health Services or any officer appointed by him in writing, and to furnish any extract from the same that he may require;

(d) to cause to be inspected all such dairy premises and milk stores, and the cattle, appliances, and utensils therein used for the production or distribution of milk, at the time prescribed in any regulations for the time being in force under this Chapter, and to enter the date and result of every such inspection in the register;

(e) to furnish in the month of January of each year to the Director of Health Services a report of the Municipal Council's proceedings under this Chapter in respect of the supervision and regulation of dairies during the preceding twelve months, in such form as may be prescribed by any regulation for the time being in force under this Chapter.

3. Powers of Mayor of the Municipal Council to enter dairy premises or milk stores.

(1) The Mayor of the Municipal Council shall have the following powers in addition to any other powers in this Ordinance conferred, namely—

(a) to enter or authorise the entry at all reasonable times into or upon any dairy premises or milk store for the purpose of making any inspection by this Chapter authorised, to take away samples of the milk there found, and of the water of any well or other source of water supply therein or thereon, for the purpose of examination or analysis only;

(b) to require any dairyman or milk vendor, by notice in writing, to cleanse and maintain in a sanitary condition his dairy premises or milk store and any utensils therein used as aforesaid;

(c) to require any dairyman or milk vendor, by notice in writing, to close any well or other source of water supply in or on his dairy premises or milk store, or used in connection therewith, which is so polluted or unwholesome as to be unfit for human consumption, and to wholly discontinue the use of the water thereof for any purpose whatsoever, for such period as the Mayor shall direct, or to fill up the said well or source of water supply and keep the same so filled up;

to refuse or cancel the registration of any dairyman or milk vendor in respect of any dairy premises or milk store which is in an insanitary condition, or in which the provisions for lighting, ventilation, drainage, lavatory, and privy accommodation or water supply are not such as are necessary for health, or for the cleanliness of the appliances and utensils used therein, or for the protection of any milk therein against infection or contamination.

(2) For the purposes of this section the term "the Mayor of the Municipal Council” shall include the medical officer of health of the Municipality.

4. Dairymen and others to apply for registration.

Every dairyman and milk vendor engaged in the sale or supply of milk to any person or persons in any Municipality at the time of this Ordinance coming into force shall within three months of such time, and every dairyman and milk vendor thereafter commencing to engage in such sale or supply shall, before so commencing, apply to the Municipal Council to cause to be entered on the register for that Municipality his name and place of residence, and the locality of every dairy premises and milk store used or to be used by him, and thenceforward, from time to time, any change of such residence, or discontinuance by him to use any former, or commencement by him to use any other, dairy premises or milk store, and immediately upon such registration, and whilst the same continues in force, shall in some conspicuous place affix to and maintain in legible letters his name and the words "Registered Dairyman” or ”Registered Milk Vendor”, as the case may be, upon every dairy premises or milk store in respect of which he is so registered, and to and upon every cart or other vehicle used by him for the distribution of milk.

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