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Food Act 1984

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4(1)This paragraph applies in relation to any sample of milk taken by the sampling officer, except to—

(a)one in relation to which paragraph 3 applies ; or

(b)any sample of cream.

(2)If the sample was taken from a container—

(a)having a capacity greater than six pints, and

(b)appearing to the officer to show the name and address (being an address in England and Wales) of any person as consignor of the milk. the officer shall give the part of the sample to that person.

(3)If the sample was taken from a container—

(a)having a capacity of six pints or less, and

(b)appearing to the officer to show the name and address (being an address in England and Wales) of any person as the person who put the milk into the container. the officer shall give the part of the sample to that person.

(4)If—

(a)neither sub-paragraphs (2) or (3) apply, and

(b)the sample was taken at a dairy,

the officer shall give the part of the sample to the occupier of the dairy.

(5)If none of sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) apply, the officer shall give the part of the sample—

(a)to the occupier of the dairy from which the milk was consigned; or

(b)if the milk was consigned from more than one dairy, to the occupier of the dairy from which it was last consigned.

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