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Food Act 1984

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57Weighing machines and scales

(1)A market authority—

(a)shall provide sufficient scales, weights, measures and weighing machines for weighing or measuring articles sold in the market and vehicles in which articles are brought for sale in the market; and

(b)shall appoint officers to attend to the weighing and measuring of such articles and vehicles.

(2)A market authority in whose market cattle, sheep or swine are sold shall, unless there is in force an order of the Minister declaring that the circumstances are such as to render compliance with this subsection unnecessary—

(a)provide to that Minister's satisfaction one or more weighing machines adapted for weighing such animals; and

(b)appoint officers to attend to the weighing of such animals. A weighing machine provided under this subsection shall for the purposes of section 1 of the Markets and Fairs (Weighing of Cattle) Act 1926, be deemed to have been provided for the purpose of complying with the provisions of the principal Act referred to in that Act of 1926.

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