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Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Act 1926

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26Interpretation

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

The expression " Minister" means the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries :

The expression " purchaser" includes any person other than a carrying agent acting on behalf of a purchaser :

The expression " inspector" includes an inspector appointed by the Minister or an inspector appointed by the council of a county or county borough :

The expression "Government Chemist" means the head of the department of the Government Chemist, and shall include any deputy government chemist appointed to act in the case of illness, incapacity, or absence of the Government Chemist, or pending the appointment of the Government Chemist, to act in his place :

The expression " cattle " means bulls, cows, oxen, heifers, calves, sheep, goats and swine.

(2)An article consigned to a purchaser shall not for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be delivered to him until it arrives at the place to which it is consigned whether the consignment is by direction of the seller or the purchaser.

(3)Where an article is delivered to a purchaser in two or more consignments, this Act shall apply to each consignment as though it were a separate article.

(4)Where the method of analysis for determining the amount of any substance contained in an article is prescribed under this Act, any statement in any statutory statement or document which by virtue of this Act takes effect as a warranty and any mark on an article or entry in a register under this Act stating or indicating the amount of such substance shall be taken to be a statement of the amount of the substance as determined by analysis in accordance with the method so prescribed.

(5)Particulars as to the nature, substance, or quality of an article marked or indicated by a mark or entered in a register shall not for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be false to the prejudice of the purchaser if the mis-statement as respects any ingredient does not exceed the limits of variation (if any) prescribed under this Act in relation thereto.

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