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Miscellaneous Controls (General Open Import Licence) Regulations, 2014 (S.I. No. 8 of 2014).

New rules relative to requirements for the condemnation of food are inserted in the principal Regulations. All food imported into Barbados may be inspected by a Public Health Inspector. If food is condemned the Inspector shall issue a Certificate of Condemnation Food in the form as...
Barbados
2014

Consumer Protection Act.

The Act defines when a contract is considered unfair and defines false and misleading representations of goods. ...
Barbados
2002 (2002)

Geographical Indications Act.

This Act makes provision for the registration, use and protection of a geographical indication, i.e. an indication that identifies goods as originating in the territory of a country, or a region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of the...
Barbados
2001 (2002)

Food Hygiene (Amendment) Regulations, 1999 (S.I. No. 88 of 1999).

New rules relative to requirements for the condemnation of food are inserted in the principal Regulations. All food imported into Barbados may be inspected by a Public Health Inspector. If food is condemned the Inspector shall issue a Certificate of Condemnation Food in the form as...
Barbados
1999

Control of Standards Act.

This Act makes provision for the declaration by the Minister of standards and the observance of such standards and other requirements related to declared standards such as labelling. A standard may be obligatory or optional. No person shall produce, sell, import, export or use in a...
Barbados
1981 (1985)

Health Services Act (Act No. 38 of 1969).

Among others, the Act also provides that the Minister responsible for Health may, subject to negative resolution, make regulations for the proper carrying into effect of this Act, and in particular may make regulations including for the maintenance of the proper sanitary condition of premises; providing...
Barbados
1969 (1998)

Health Services (Food Hygiene) Regulations.

These Regulations contain rules relative to hygienic aspects of food businesses. "Food business" is defined in regulation 3 as "any trade or business for the purposes of which any person engages in handling of food..". It does not include any agricultural activity or in general wholesale...
Barbados
1969 (1978)

Health Services (Offensive Trades) Regulations, 1969.

"Offensive Trade" means any trade, business, or manufactures specified in the Schedule and includes slaughtering and other processing of animals. No person shall establish or carry out an offensive trade unless a licence has been obtained from the Medical Officer of Health. This Officer may issue...
Barbados
1969 (1978)

Dairy Industry (Regulation and Control) Act.

A “Dairy keeper” means a person who sells or offers for sale milk produced by milk animals owned or maintained by him or her. A “milk processor” means a person who processes milk or milk products intended for human consumption. The Milk Advisory Board shall make...
Barbados
1968 (1988)

Markets and Slaughter-houses Act.

The Minister may establish and operate public markets for the sale of marketable commodities under section 3. The remaining provisions of Part II regulate various aspects of such markets and powers of the Chief Supervisor. No person shall sell or expose for sale fresh meat except...
Barbados
1958 (1965)

Markets and Slaughterhouses Regulations, 1958.

These Regulations provide for the licensing, operation and control of public markets including fish markets, vending points, slaughterhouses, butchershops, fish sellers, cold storage, etc. All public markets shall be under the control of the Chief Supervisor. Applications for licences for the operation of slaughterhouses shall be...
Barbados
1958 (1983)

Food and Drugs (Adulteration) Act.

This Act introduces measures so as to prevent the practice of adulteration in the sale of food and drugs. The Act, among other things, defines various offences of adulteration of food, also in relation with the preparation and labelling of food. Special provision is made with...
Barbados
1933 (1958)
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