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Methylated Spirits (Sale by Retail) (Scotland) Act 1937

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6In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

  • the expressions " authorised seller of poisons " registered dentist", and " registered veterinary surgeon ", have the like meanings as in the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, 1933, and the expression " registered premises" means premises duly registered under Part I of that Act; the expression " local authority" means in the case of a large burgh, within the meaning of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1929, the town council, and in the case of a county including every burgh, other than a large burgh, situate in the county, the county council; the expression " methylated spirits " means mineralised methylated spirits methylated in accordance with the regulations for the time being in force made by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in that behalf; the expression "surgical spirit" means any preparation made with industrial methylated spirits in accordance with a formula approved by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise for the manufacture of surgical spirit; the expression " sell by retail " means sell in any quantity not exceeding four gallons to any person other than a person who buys for the purpose of selling again; the expression " prescribed " means prescribed by the Secretary of State.

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