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Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Amendment Act, No. 39 of 2007
NOTE: Assented to and published in English, with alternative copy in Afrikaans

Long title


To amend the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972, so as to amend certain definitions and insert new definitions; to authorize medical practitioners, environmental health practitioners and veterinarians to administer the Act; to increase the deposit required for further analysis or examination of a sample; to amplify the Minister's powers to regulate the handling, importation and exportation of foodstuffs, the removal, detention and destruction of food-producing animals or foodstuffs, the inspection of food-producing animals, the medical examination of food handlers and the water used for food processing; to further regulate mollusc farming and fish farming; to omit the provision in respect of secrecy; to simplify the provisions relating to penalties; and to provide for the delegation of power by the Director- General; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 54 of 1972...
2. Amendment of section 10 of Act 54 of 1972...
3. Amendment of section 13 of Act 54 of 1972
4. Amendment of section 15 of Act 54 of 1972...
5. Insertion of section 15A in Act 54 of 1972
6. Repeal of section 16 of Act 54 of 1972
7. Amendment of section 18 of Act 54 of 1972
8. Substitution of section 25 of Act 54 of 1972...
9. Amendment of long title of Act 54 of 1972
10. Short title and commencement

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