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        Food Act 1984 (c. 30)
        Introductory Text
        Main body
        Part I Food Generally
        Composition and labelling of food
        1. Offences as to preparation and sale of injurious foods.
        2. General protection for purchasers of food.
        3. Defences in proceedings under s. 2.
        4. Regulations as to composition of food etc.
        5. Ministers' power to obtain particulars of ingredients.
        6. Food falsely described.
        7. Regulations as to describing food.
        Food unfit for human consumption
        8. Sale etc. of unfit food.
        9. Examination and seizure of suspected food.
        10. Food as prizes etc.
        11. Food in transit.
        12. Products of knackers' yards.
        Hygiene
        13. Regulations as to food hygiene.
        14. Court's power to disqualify caterer.
        15. Byelaws as to food.
        Registration of premises and licensing of vehicles
        16. Registration: ice-cream, sausages etc.
        17. Extension of s. 16 to other businesses.
        18. Application for registration.
        19. Refusal or cancellation of registration.
        20. Regulations for licensing vehicles, stalls etc.
        Control of food premises
        21. Closure order.
        22. Emergency order.
        23. Compensation.
        24. Appeals.
        25. Offences against food premises control.
        26. Ships.
        Ice-cream, horseflesh and shellfish
        27. Sale of ice-cream from stalls etc.
        28. Prevention of spread of disease by ice-cream.
        29. Sale of horseflesh.
        30. Cleansing of shellfish.
        Food poisoning
        31. Inspection and control of infected food.
        Part II Milk, Dairies and Cream Substitutes
        Milk and dairies
        32. Meaning of"dairy","dairy farm" etc.
        33. Milk and Dairies Regulations.
        34. Registration.
        35. Sale of milk from diseased cows.
        36. Adulteration.
        37. Appointment of veterinary inspectors.
        Special designations of milk, and their use
        38. Milk (Special Designation) Regulations.
        39. Restrictions.
        Compulsory use of special designations in specified areas, and licences for specified areas
        40. Special designations: retail sales.
        41. Special designations: catering.
        42. Special designations: exemption.
        43. Specified areas.
        44. Milk processing facilities.
        45. Breach of retailer's licence.
        46. Restriction on liability under s. 45.
        47. Interpretation of ss. 39 to 46.
        Cream substitutes
        48. Misuse of designation"cream".
        49. Reconstituted cream.
        Part III Markets
        50. Establishment or acquisition.
        51. Power to sell to local authority.
        52. Market days and hours.
        53. Charges.
        54. Time for payment of charges.
        55. Recovery of charges.
        56. Prohibited sales in market hours.
        57. Weighing machines and scales.
        57A Provision of cold stores.
        58. . . .
        59. Information for market officer.
        60. Market byelaws.
        61. Interpretation of Part III, and exclusion of City of London.
        Part IV {no text}
        62. Application of Part IV.
        63. .
        64. Registration of food hawkers, and their premises.
        65. Contravention of s. 64, and defence.
        66. Application for registration.
        67. Interpretation of Part IV, and exemptions.
        Part V Sugar Beet and Cold Storage
        Ministerial functions as to sugar beet
        68. Research and education.
        69. Crop price.
        69A. Information.
        Cold storage
        70. Provision of cold storage.
        Part VI Administration, Enforcement and Legal Proceedings
        Administration
        71. Food and drugs authorities.
        72. Local authorities for purposes of this Act.
        73. Meaning of"authorised officer".
        74. Duty to enforce.
        75. Joint boards.
        Sampling and analysis
        76. Public analysts.
        77. Facilities for examination.
        78. Powers of sampling.
        79. Right to have samples analysed.
        80. Samples taken for analysis.
        81. Sampling of milk.
        82. Sampling powers of Minister's inspectors.
        83. Minister's power of direction.
        84. Where division not practicable.
        85. Examination of food not for sale.
        86. Quarterly reports of analysts.
        Enforcement
        87. Power to enter premises.
        88. Additional power of entry.
        89. Powers of entry of Ministers' officers.
        90. Movement of imported food.
        91. Obstruction.
        Legal proceedings
        92. Offences triable either way.
        93. Summary offences.
        94. Offences by corporations.
        95. Prosecutions.
        96. . . .
        97. Evidence of analysis.
        98-109. . . .
        Part VII General and Supplemental
        Acquisition of land, and order to permit works
        110. Compulsory purchase of land.
        111. Order to occupier to permit works.
        Inquiries, and default
        112. Local Inquiries.
        113. Default: local authorities etc.
        114. Default: food and drugs authorities.
        115. Expenses under ss. 113 and 114.
        Protection
        116. Officer acting in good faith.
        117. Liability to rates no disqualification.
        Subordinate legislation
        118. Certain regulations and orders.
        119. Community provisions.
        120. Statutory instruments.
        121. Byelaws.
        122-130. . . .
        Interpretation and operation
        131. . . .
        132. Interpretation: further provision.
        133. Application to Crown.
        134. . . .
        135. Northern Ireland.
        136. Citation, extent and commencement.
        Schedules
        SCHEDULES 1-8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
        SCHEDULE 9 Transitional and Saving Provisions
        SCHEDULE 10 Consequential Amendments
        SCHEDULE 11 Repeals and Revocations

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