HC Deb 05 August 1914 vol 65 cc2008-9

(1) The Board shall make Regulations under the Public Health (Regulations as to Food) Act, 1907, for the prevention of danger arising to public health from the importation of milk intended for sale for human consumption.

(2) The Board, after consultation with the Board of Agriculture for Scotland, may from time to time make such general or special orders as they think fit for carrying this Act into effect, including orders for the following purposes or any of them:—

  1. (a) The measures to be taken for cooling milk and otherwise for protecting milk against infection or contamination.

Major HOPE

I beg to move, in Subsection (1), after the word "milk" ["for the importation of milk"], to insert the words "butter, cheese, or other milk products."


Words to the same effect are in the English Bill. I am not suggesting that we should follow the English Bill precisely—indeed, we are not doing so—still they have some force in showing that similar words should be inserted in the Scottish Bill. In the English Bill the words are "or other market products." Under the circumstances, I do not propose to resist this Amendment.

Amendment agreed to.

Further Amendment made: In Subsection (2), leave out the words "after consultation with," and insert instead thereof the words "with the concurrence of."—[Mr. Watson.]