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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Regulations prescribing grade designations and marks.

3. Prohibition of unauthorised use of grade designation marks and issue of certificates.

4. Penalty for contravention of Ordinance or regulations.

5. Penalty for forgery of marks and for manufacture of instruments for forging marks.

6. Forfeiture of Articles.

7. Interpretation.

8. Savings.

8 of 1940,

32 of 1953.

AN ORDINANCE to provide for the Grading and Marking of Agricultural Produce and of certain articles of food or drink, and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[Date of Commencement: 26th April, 1940]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Ordinance.

2. Regulations prescribing grade designations and marks.

(1) The Minister may make regulations—

(a) prescribing such designations (hereinafter referred to as "grade designations”) as the Minister may consider appropriate to indicate the quality of any scheduled article, and defining the quality indicated by each designation so prescribed;

(b) specifying appropriate marks (hereinafter referred to as "grade designation marks”) to represent particular grade designations;

(c) prescribing the officers by whom, and the conditions upon which, certificates may be granted authorising the marking with a grade designation mark of any article in respect of which such mark has been prescribed, or of any covering which contains, or label which is attached to, any such article;

(d) prescribing the form of certificates granted under this Ordinance and the fees or scales of fees payable therefor;

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