Food Act 1981

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry for Primary Industries
  • repealed
  • Food Act 1981: repealed, on 1 March 2016, by section 420(2) of the Food Act 2014 (2014 No 32).
18 Power to require name and address of seller


Any officer acting in the exercise of any of his powers under this Act may require any person who is in possession of any food for sale, or for delivery upon sale, to state correctly his name and address and, so far as he is aware of them, the name and address of the person from whom he obtained the food.


Every person commits an offence against this Act who fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with any requirement of an officer under subsection (1).


In this section the term officer includes a local authority inspector.

Compare: 1969 No 7 s 28; 1979 No 27 s 51