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Food Act 1984

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47Interpretation of ss.39 to 46

In sections 39, 40,41, 42, 43, 44, 45 and 46, in this section, and in Schedules 4 and 5, except where the context otherwise requires—

  • " business " includes the business of a hospital, school or other institution the selling of milk by which is incidental only to the rendering of the health, education or other services rendered by the institution ;

  • " catering sale " means a sale of milk, or of things made from milk or of which milk is an ingredient, as, or as part of, a meal or refreshments ;

  • " licence held by a retailer for a specified area " means a licence authorising the use of a special designation held by a person carrying on a business which includes any sales which are sales for the purpose of which the use of a special designation is obligatory by virtue of this Part and are of milk in relation to which that licence authorises the use of a special designation ;

  • " licensing authority " means, in relation to a grant of a licence authorising the use of a special designation, the authority having power to grant the licence by virtue of Milk (Special Designation) Regulations, and, in relation to such a licence which has been granted, the authority who would for the time being have power by virtue of such regulations as mentioned above to grant a licence by way of its renewal if it had expired ;

  • " milk " means cows' milk, excluding not only, condensed milk and dried milk, but also cream and separated, skimmed and evaporated milk, and butter milk ;

  • " selling " means selling in the course of a business and includes, in relation to milk, supplying it under arrangements for free supply, and, in relation to milk and things made from milk or of which milk is an ingredient, supplying it or them, in the course of any business otherwise than under such arrangements; and references to sales and contracts of sale and sellers shall be construed accordingly;

  • " selling milk by retail" means selling it—

    (a)

    to any person other than a milk dealer (that is, a person who carries on a business which consists of or comprises the selling of milk) or a manufacturer of milk products (that is, a person who carries on a business which consists of or comprises the making of things made from milk or of which milk is an ingredient), or

    (b)

    to such a dealer or manufacturer otherwise than for the purposes of his business as such ;

  • " specified area " has the meaning given by section 40(2);

  • " supplying under arrangements for free supply " means, in relation to any milk, supplying it, free from any payments made or to be made by the person to whom it is supplied, under arrangements made in exercise of powers in that behalf conferred by section 78(2) of the Education Act 1944, or section 22 of the Education Act 1980, or any regulation under the Emergency Laws (Re-enactments and Repeals) Act 1964; and references to a person's buying milk include references to his having it supplied to him under such arrangements.

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