Animal Feed Control Act

Animal (Poultry) Feed Control Regulations 1978

[GN 16 of 1978 – 23 January 1978] [Section 3]

1. These regulations may be cited as the Animal (Poultry) Feed Control Regulations 1978.

2. In these regulations –

"Government Analyst" includes a Senior Chemical Laboratory Assistant, Chemical Laboratory Assistant, Principal Forensic Science Officer, Scientific Officer (Forensic Science) and Senior Forensic Laboratory Assistant;

"import" means to bring or cause to be brought within Mauritius or the waters thereof;

"Permanent Secretary" means the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for the subject of agriculture;

"permit" means a permit to import poultry feed issued under regulation 6.

3. Subject to the other provisions of these regulations, no person shall –

(a) import, manufacture or sell;

(b) without lawful or reasonable excuse, have in his custody, possession or control,

any poultry feed which contains any compound specified in the first column of the First Schedule or any of its derivatives specified in the second column of that Schedule.

4. An authorised officer may –

(a) enter at all reasonable times any premises where poultry feed is kept, manufactured or sold;

(b) for purposes of analysis or control, take free of charge, a reasonable quantity of poultry feed as sample.

5. No person shall import poultry feed unless he holds a permit to that effect from the Permanent Secretary.

6. (1) The Permanent Secretary may –

 (a) on application made in such form as may be approved by the Minister;

 (b) on being satisfied that any poultry feed to be imported does not contain any compound specified in the first column of the First Schedule or any of its derivatives specif

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