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Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Act 1926

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FIRST SCHEDULEArticles to which all the Provisions of the Act are applicable

Part IFertilisers

Article.Particulars to be contained in Statutory Statement.
Basic slagAmount of phosphoric acid. Amount of the article that will pass through a prescribed sieve.
Basic superphosphateAmount of phosphoric acid.
Bone meal, or other product (excluding dissolved or vitriolised bone) obtained by grinding or otherwise treating bone, used for fertilising purposes.Amounts of nitrogen and phosphoric acid respectively.
Calcium cyanamideAmount of nitrogen. Amount of dicyandiamide if in excess of 2 per cent.
Compound fertilisers, that is to say, mixtures of any article or of two or more articles mentioned in this Part of this Schedule or in Part I. of the Second Schedule with any other such article or articles or with any other substance.Amounts of nitrogen, potash, soluble phosphoric acid and insoluble phosphoric acid respectively.
Dissolved or vitriolised boneAmounts of nitrogen, soluble phosphoric acid and insoluble phosphoric acid respectively.
Fish residues or other product obtained by drying and grinding or otherwise treating fish or fish waste, used for fertilising purposes,Amounts of nitrogen and phosphoric acid respectively.
Guano, including Peruvian and other raw guanos.Amounts of nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash respectively.
HoofsAmount of nitrogen.
Hoofs and hornsAmount of nitrogen.
HornsAmount of nitrogen.
Meat and bone residues, or any product not specifically mentioned elsewhere in this Part of this Schedule obtained by drying and grinding or otherwise treating, bone, flesh, flesh fibre (including whale meat) and other slaughterhouse residues, used for fertilising purposes.Amounts of nitrogen and phosphoric acid respectively.
Nitrate of limeAmount of nitrogen.
Nitrate of sodaAmount of nitrogen.
Oil seed fertilisers, including castor meal, mowrah meal, rape meal, or any residue which is obtained by the removal of oil from seeds.Amount of nitrogen.
Potassium salts used as fertilisers, including kainit, extra kainit, sylvinite, potash manure salt, muriate of potash, sulphate of potash and sulphate of potash-magnesia.Amount of potash
Raw phosphate or phosphate rock, ground or unground.Amount of phosphoric acid. Amount that will pass through a prescribed sieve.
Sulphate of ammoniaAmount of nitrogen and amount of free acid.
Sulphate of ammonia (neutral)Amount of nitrogen.
SuperphosphateAmount of soluble phosphoric acid.

The provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall apply to any article described therein under whatever name it may be sold or offered for sale and notwithstanding that it contains a substance not mentioned in this Part of this Schedule. Amounts are to be stated as percentages of the weight of the article. Nitrogen is to be stated in terms of nitrogen. Phosphoric acid, soluble phosphoric acid and insoluble phosphoric acid are to be stated in terms of phosphoric anhydride (P205). Potash is to be stated in terms of potassium oxide (K2o). Free acid is to be stated in terms of sulphuric acid (H2So4).

Part IIFeeding Stuffs

Article.Particulars to be contained in Statutory Statement.
Barley mealNone.
Bean mealNone.
Cocoanut or copra cake or mealAmounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Compound cakes or meals, that is to say, any cakes or meals (other than molasses feeds) consisting of a mixture of any article or of two or more articles mentioned in this. Part of this schedule or in Part II. of the Second Schedule with any other such article or articles or with any Other substance, or any cakes or meals produced by grinding, crushing, or otherwise treating together, or by mixing together after being separately crushed, ground or otherwise separately treated, any two or more raw materials out of which such articles are produced, or any one or more of such materials with any other substance or substances.Amounts of oil, albuminoids (protein) and fibre respectively.
Cotton cakes or meals, not decorticated.Amounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Cotton cakes or meals from decorticated or partly decorticated cotton seed.Amounts of oil, albuminoids (protein) and fibre respectively.
Dari or durra mealNone.
Dried sugar beet residueAmounts of sugar and fibre respectively.
Feeding bone flour, or any other bone product for feeding purposes.Amounts of phosphoric acid and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Feeding meat and bone meal, or any other product of meat (including whale meat) and bone for feeding purposes.Amounts of oil albuminoids (protein) and phosphoric acid respectively.
Feeding meat meal, or any other product of meat (including whale meat) for feeding purposes.Amounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Fish meal, or other product obtained by drying and grinding or otherwise treating fish or fish waste.Amounts of albuminoids (protein), phosphoric acid, oil and salt respectively.
Ground oatsNone.
Linseed cakes and the meals of such cakes.Amounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Linseed mealAmount of oil.
Locust bean mealNone.
Maize by-products not otherwise specifically mentioned in this schedule.Amounts of oil, albuminoids (protein) and fibre respectively.
Maize germ cake or mealAmounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Maize gluten feedAmounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Make meal: Indian mealNone.
Molasses feeds, including any feeding stuffs, composed of treacle or molasses with an absorbent, containing not less than 10 per cent. of sugar.Amounts of sugar and fibre respectively.
Oil cakes or meals not otherwise specifically mentioned in this schedule which are the product of any one undecorticated substance or seed from which oil has been removed.Amounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Oil cakes or meals not otherwise specifically mentioned in this schedule which are the product of any one decorticated or partly decorticated substance or seed from which oil has been removed.Amounts of oil, albuminoids (protein) and fibre respectively.
Palm kernel cake or mealAmounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Pea mealNone.
Rape cake or mealAmounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Rice bran or rice meal, or the by-product produced in milling shelled rice.Amounts of oil, albuminoids (protein) and fibre respectively.
Soya cake or mealAmounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Treacle or molassesAmount of sugar.
Wheat mealNone.
Wheat offals, or millers' off albAmount of fibre.

The provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall apply to any article described therein under whatever name it may be sold or offered for sale and notwithstanding that it contains a substance not mentioned in this Part of this Schedule. Amounts are to be stated as percentages of the weight of the article. Phosphoric acid is to be stated in terms of phosphoric anhydride (P2o5). Amount of albuminoids (protein) means the amount of nitrogen, other than ammoniacal or nitric nitrogen, if present, multiplied by 6-25. Wherever albuminoids are stated in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Schedule the word " albuminoids " is to be followed by the expression " (protein) ".

SECOND SCHEDULEArticles to which some only of the Provisions of the Act are applicable

Part IFertilisers

Article.Particulars to be contained in Statutory Statement.
Calcium hydrate; slaked limeAmount of calcium hydrate and equivalent of calcium oxide.
Chalk, groundAmount of calcium carbonate and equivalent of calcium oxide.
Dried blood for fertilising purposes.Amount of nitrogen.
Limestone, groundAmount of calcium carbonate and equivalent of calcium oxide. Amount that will pass through a prescribed sieve.
Precipitated boneAmount of phosphoric acid.
Quick lime, ground or otherwise.Amount of calcium oxide.
ShoddyNone.

The provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall apply to any article described therein under whatever name it may be sold or offered for sale, and notwithstanding that it contains a substance not mentioned in this Part of this Schedule. Amounts are to be stated as percentages of the weight of the article. Nitrogen is to be stated in terms of nitrogen. Phosphoric acid is to be stated in terms of phosphoric anhydride (P2o6). Calcium carbonate is to be stated in terms of calcium carbonate (CaCo3). Calcium hydrate is to be stated in terms of calcium hydrate (Ca(HO)2). Calcium oxide is to be stated in terms of calcium oxide (CaO).

Part IIFeeding Stuffs

Article.Particulars to be contained in Statutory Statement.
Clover mealAmount of fibre.
Dried brewery and distillery grains.Amounts of oil and albuminoids (protein) respectively.
Dried yeastAmount of albuminoids (protein).
Feeding dried bloodAmount of albuminoids (protein).
Malt culmsAmounts of albuminoids (protein) and fibre respectively.

The provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall apply to any article described therein under whatever name it may be sold or offered for sale and notwithstanding that it contains a substance not mentioned in this Part of this Schedule. Amounts are to be stated as percentages of the weight of the article. Amount of albuminoids (protein) means the amount of nitrogen, other than ammoniacal or nitric nitrogen, if present, multiplied by 6.25. Wherever albuminoids are stated in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Schedule the word " albuminoids " is to be followed by the expression " (protein) ".

THIRD SCHEDULEIngredients in Feeding Stuffs the presence of which must be declared

(a)Husks, chaff, glumes, shudes, hulls, nutshells or skins of nuts, from any source, when used as separate ingredients or artificial mixtures in the manufacture of feeding stuffs. Where the kernels naturally associated in seeds with one or other of the above materials are present in a feeding stuff along with the materials with which they are so associated, regard shall be had to the proportion of the above materials that might reasonably be expected to accompany such kernels when the seed from which they are derived is in its natural condition, provided that feeding in this condition is regarded as a common practice in the feeding of livestock.

(b)Wheat or rye straw, ground or otherwise.

(c)Peat or peat moss, treated or untreated.

(d)Sawdust or any other form of wood, treated or untreated

FOURTH SCHEDULEDefinitions implied on the Sale of Articles under certain Names

Part IFertilisers

Name under which Article sold.Implied Definition.
Basic slagA by-product, containing phosphorus, obtained in the manufacture of steel and to which no addition has been made at the time of leaving or after it has left the furnace.
Basic superphosphateA non-acid phosphate produced by mixing lime with superphosphate of lime and to which no other matter has been added.
Bone mealCommercially pure bone, raw or de-greased, which has been ground or crushed.
Calcium cyanamideCommercial calcium cyanamide.
Calcium hydrate; slaked lime.Commercial hydrate of lime.
Castor mealThe residue which is obtained by the removal of oil from commercially pure castor seed.
Chalk, groundThe product obtained by grinding cretaceous limestone, to which no other matter has been added.
Compound fertilisersMixtures of any article or of two or more articles mentioned in Part I. of the First Schedule or in Part I. of the Second Schedule with any other such article or articles or with any other substance.
Dissolved ,or vitriolised bone.Commercially pure bone which has been treated with sulphuric acid.
Dried blood manureBlood which has been dried, to which no other matter has been added.
Fish guano; fish manureA product obtained by drying and grinding or otherwise treating fish or fish waste, to which no other matter has been added.
HoofsThe product obtained by crushing or grinding hoof, to which no other matter has been added.
Hoofs and hornsA mixture of hoof and horn, crushed or ground, to which no other matter has been added.
HornsThe product obtained by crushing or grinding horn, to which no other matter has been added.
Limestone, groundThe product obtained by grinding sedimentary rock consisting largely of carbonate of lime, to which no other matter has been added.
Meat and bone manure; meat meal; carcase meal.The product of drying and grinding or otherwise treating bone, flesh, flesh fibre (including whale meat) and other slaughter-house residues, to which no other matter has been added.
Mowrah mealThe residue which is obtained by the removal of oil from commercially pure mowrah seed.
Muriate of potashPotassium chloride for fertilising purposes.
Nitrate of limeCalcium nitrate for fertilising purposes.
Nitrate of sodaSodium nitrate for fertilising purposes.
Precipitated boneAn insoluble calcium phosphate prepared by treating commercially pure bone with acid, and precipitation of phosphate from the solution.
Quicklime, ground or otherwise.Commercial calcium oxide.
Rape mealThe residue which is obtained by the removal of oil from commercially pure rape seed.
Raw guanoThe excrement and remains of birds, containing both nitrogen and phosphorus, prepared for use by screening where necessary, but to which no addition has been made.
Raw phosphate or phosphate rock, ground or otherwise.The substance obtained from mineral calcium phosphate deposits, to which no other matter has been added.
Shoddy manure; wool waste; wool combings ; wool manure; flock dust.Waste of wool, or of wool mixed with fibrous materials such as are associated with wool in the textile industries, to which no other matter has been added.
Steamed bone flour; steamed bone meal.Commercially pure bone from which nitrogen has been removed by steam.
Sulphate of ammoniaAmmonium sulphate for fertilising purposes.
Sulphate of ammonia (neutral).Ammonium sulphate for fertilising purposes, containing not more than 0-025 per cent. of free acid in terms of sulphuric acid.
Sulphate of potashPotassium sulphate for fertilising purposes.
SuperphosphateA mineral substance containing soluble phosphate of lime.

Part IIFeeding Stuffs

Name under which Article sold.Implied Definition.
Barley mealThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure barley, as grown.
Bean mealThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure beans of the species faba vulgaris or phaseolus vulgaris, as grown.
Clover mealWhole clover, as grown, dried and ground, to which no other matter has been added.
Compound cakes or mealsCakes or meals (other than molasses feeds) consisting of a mixture of any article or of two or more articles mentioned in Part II of the First Schedule or in Part II of the Second Schedule with any other such article or articles or with any other substance, or any cakes or meals produced by grinding, crushing or otherwise treating together, or by mixing together after being separately crushed, ground or otherwise separately treated, any two or more raw materials out of which such articles are produced or any one or more of such materials with any other substance or substances.
Cotton cakes or meals not decorticated.The residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure cotton seed, not decorticated.
Cotton cakes or meals from decorticated or partly decorticated cotton seed.The residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure cotton seed from which the cortex, in whole or in part, has been removed.
Dari meal; durra mealThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure dari or durra seed.
Dried brewery grainsThe article produced by drying the residue of malted and unmalted cereals used in brewing, to which no other matter has been added.
Dried distillery grainsThe article produced by drying the residues from distillery mash-tuns, to which no other matter has been added.
Dried sugar beet residueThe article produced by drying the sugar beet residue produced in the manufacture of sugar from sugar beet.
Dried yeastAn article produced by drying yeast or yeast residues, to which no other matter has been added.
Feeding bone flourThe product obtained by grinding commercially pure steamed bone.
Feeding dried bloodBlood which has been dried, to which no other matter has been added.
Feeding meat and bone meal.The product (containing not more than 4 per cent. of salt) of grinding bone, flesh and flesh fibre (including whale meat), to which no other matter has been added.
Feeding meat mealThe product (containing not more than 4 per cent. of salt) of drying and grinding flesh and flesh fibre (including whale meat), to which no other matter has been added.
Fish meal; fish residue meal.A product obtained by drying and grinding or otherwise treating waste of fish, to which no other matter has been added.
Ground boneThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure bone.
Ground oatsThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure oats, as grown.
Linseed cakes or the meals of such cakes.The residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure linseed.
Linseed mealThe meal obtained by grinding or crushing commercially pure linseed.
Locust bean mealThe meal obtained by grinding or crushing commercially pure locust beans.
Maize germ cake or mealThe residue resulting from the removal of oil from maize germs, to which no other matter has been added.
Maize gluten feedA by-product resulting from the removal of starch and germ from maize, to which no other matter has been added.
Maize meal; Indian mealThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure maize or Indian corn, as grown.
Malt culmsThe rootlets and shoots arising from the screening of malt, to which no other matter has been added.
Molasses feedsAny mixture, containing not less than 10 per cent. of sugar, of an absorbent material and treacle or molasses.
Nut cakes or meals, including cocoanut, copra, palm kernel and ground nut cakes and meals.The residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure nut kernels.
Pea mealThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure peas, as grown.
Rape cake or mealThe residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure rape seed.
Rice bran; rice mealThe by-product produced in milling shelled rice, to which no other matter has been added.
Soya cake or mealThe residue resulting from the removal of oil from commercially pure soya beans.
Sugar beet treacle; sugar beet molasses.A concentrated syrup product obtained in the manufacture of sugar from sugar beet, to which no other matter has been added.
Sugar cane treacle; sugar cane molasses.A concentrated syrup product obtained in the manufacture of sugar from sugar cane, to which no other matter has been added.
Wheat mealThe meal obtained by grinding commercially pure wheat, as grown.
Wheat offals; millers' offals.A product of wheat separated in the process of milling and containing not more than 4 per cent. of vegetable substances, other than wheat, extracted from wheat in the process of cleaning by the maker of the offals in the production of flour.
White fish mealA product (containing not more than 6 per cent. of oil and not more than 4 per cent. of salt) obtained by drying and grinding or otherwise treating waste of white fish, and to which no other matter has been added.

In the case of every article mentioned in this Schedule the definition of which includes the expression "commercially pure " it is implied that no other matter may be added.

FIFTH SCHEDULEDeleterious Ingredients in Feeding Stuffs

(a)Salts soluble in water, if present in a feeding stuff in proportion likely to be injurious to the health of animals.

(b)All poisonous substances except those naturally present in the material or materials from which the feeding stuff is derived.

(c)Sand, silicious matter or other insoluble mineral matter not naturally associated with ingredients of the feeding stuff which do not fall within the scope of this Schedule, or which, even if naturally so associated, are present in greater proportion than the maximum that may be expected to be due to such natural association. For the purposes of this paragraph the term " insoluble " shall imply insolubility in hydrochloric acid, as determined by a prescribed method; the term " natural association " shall be construed as applying to average commercial samples of the feeding material with which it may be claimed that a particular mineral ingredient is associated.

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