Sale of Wool Act, 1942


Sale of Wool Act, 1942

Act 29 of 1942

  • Commenced on 14 August 1942
  • [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
An Act to make provision for controlling the sale of wool in Swaziland.

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Sale of Wool Act, 1942.

2. Sale of wool controlled

Notwithstanding anything in any law, no person shall sell, offer or expose for sale any wool unless it has been packed and labelled or marked in manner prescribed by regulations made under this Act.

3. Power to make regulations

The Minister for Agriculture may make regulations prescribing—
(a)the manner of packing and the size, description, quality and weight of the materials to be used in the packing of wool;
(b)the manner in which the receptacles containing such wool shall be labelled, marked or branded;
(c)the manner in which, the place where, the time when, and the person by whom any such wool or the receptacles containing it shall be inspected, examined or weighed, and the fees which shall be payable by the owner or consigner of such wool for such inspection, examination or weighing.

4. Penalties

A person who contravenes or fails to comply with any provision of this Act or any regulations made thereunder shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding ten rand, and in the case of a second or subsequent conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty rand.
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History of this document

01 December 1998 this version
14 August 1942

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