24 Provision of facilities for cleansing shellfish.E+W+S
(1)A food authority may provide, whether within or outside their area, tanks or other apparatus for cleansing shellfish.
(2)A food authority may contribute towards the expenses incurred under this section by any other such authority, or towards expenses incurred by any other person in providing, and making available to the public, tanks or other apparatus for cleansing shellfish.
(3)Nothing in this section authorises the establishment of any tank or other apparatus, or the execution of any other work, on, over or under tidal lands below high-water mark of ordinary spring tides, except in accordance with such plans and sections, and subject to such restrictions and conditions as may before the work is commenced be approved by the Secretary of State.
(4)In this section “cleansing”, in relation to shellfish, includes subjecting them to any germicidal treatment.