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DRIED MEAT ordinance

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.

3. Application of Ordinance.

4. Prohibition of removal of Dried Meat.

5. Penalty.

6. Power of certain officers to examine carts.

7. Person found removing Dried Meat suspected to have been removed in contravention of the Ordinance may be charged.

8. Reward to informer.

9. Power of Minister to prohibit exportation of Dried Meat.

10. Exception with regard to service tenures.

11. Disallowance of Orders.

19 of 1908,

1 of 1927,

2 of 1941,

22 of 1955.

AN ORDINANCE to restrict the traffic in Dried Meat, in certain districts, in order to check the wasteful destruction of the same.

[Date of Commencement: 31st October, 1908]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Dried Meat Ordinance.

2. Interpretation.

(1) Except where the context otherwise requires, the expression "Dried Meat” means the dried or salted flesh of any animal, but does not include dried or salted fish or any dried or salted meat which has been imported from beyond the seas.

Burden of proof.

(2) The onus of proving that any Dried Meat has been so imported shall in any proceedings under this Ordinance be on the accused.

3. Application of Ordinance.

(1) The Minister may, from time to time, by Order declare that it shall be unlawful to remove Dried Meat from any administrative district or divisional Assistant Government Agent's division therein named (which administrative districts and divisional Assistant Government Agents' divisions are in this Ordinance referred to as "proclaimed areas”), except in accordance with any conditions which may be set forth in the said Order, which said conditions may include the payment of money to the Government, for the privilege of removing Dried Meat.

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