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(1)In this Act the expression “horticultural produce” means vegetables, fruit, flowers and plants.
(2)For the purposes of this Act, produce consigned for sale shall be deemed to have been consigned for sale on commission unless at or before the sale of the produce—
(a)the salesman has received from the owner or consignor a direction in writing to the contrary; or
(b)the owner or consignor and the salesman have entered into an agreement in writing to the contrary;
and any such agreement may apply either to a particular consignment or generally to all such consignments as may be specified in the agreement.
(3)Where the owner or consignor of any horticultural produce has appointed a person to act as his agent for the purposes of this Act, anything by this Act authorised or required to be done to or by the owner or consignor may be done to or by such agent.
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