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Results of prevention of food adulteration act

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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2003
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 20A -- Magistrate can invoke power u/s 20-A of the Act if there is acceptable evidence on record that the person proceeded against is also concerned with the offence - Satisfaction to be recorded by the Magistrate is not an empty formality but it should be prima facie satisfaction for the purpose of proceeding against the..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16(1)(a) -- Accused faced trial for 16 years - Delay is not a special reason to award sentence lesser than the minimum prescribed under the statute - Prolonged litigation in the country is a general reason and not a special reason...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16(1)(a)(i) -- Milk - Found to be adulterated - Contention that milk was not for sale but for preparation of tea - Plea not tenable as sale to Food Inspector for analysis amounts to sale within the purview of the Act...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21 -- Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16(1) (a) to (g) - Speedy trial - Whether the sentence than the minimum prescribed under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 can be granted to a person who has been convicted for the offence of adulteration? - Sample was taken on 18.2.1986 - Since then petitioner..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16 -- Sentence - Quantum of sentence - Sample was taken into possession on 31.3.1980 - Substantive sentence of the petitioner ordered to be reduced to one already undergone...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16(1)(a) -- Accused faced trial for 18 years - Sentence reduced to already undergone - No matter minimum sentence is provided in the Act but convict can be compensated for mental agony as his right of speedy trial is violated...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 19(2)(a)(ii), 19(2)(h), Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, Rule 32(f) -- Tea packet - Month and year of manufacture not mentioned on the packet - Sample misbranded - Sample however not adulterated - Tea was in a sealed packet and seal was not tampered with - It is for the manufacturer to correctly depict the..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16(1)(a)(i) -- Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4 - Sentence - Probation - Conviction of the petitioner as sample of the milk was found adulterated - Petitioner facing protracted trial for the last 17 years - Plea for release on probation - Held that in a case where minimum sentence has been prescribed, the..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 -- Quashing of complaint - No proceedings can be quashed merely on account of the sample having been taken on thick paper instead of being taken in a bottle or a jar or any other suitable container in the absence of prejudice being shown - The question whether prejudice is caused to the..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2002
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 16(1)(a)(i) -- Quashing of complaint - Sample found adulterated - Grievance made by petitioner that after expiry of more than 9 years, trial Court by passing order to try the case as warrant case, started a de novo trial and thereby caused grave and substantial loss to the petitioner - Also in view of the report of second..........

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