Health Act 1947
Food kept in certain establishments.
64.—(1) The Minister may by regulations specify the class or classes of establishments to which this section applies.
(2) For the purpose of this Part of this Act and of any regulations made thereunder—
(a) food kept for human consumption in an establishment of a class to which this section applies shall be deemed, unless the contrary is proved, to be kept therein for sale for human consumption,
(b) where any such food is consumed in any such establishment by any person, it shall be deemed unless the contrary is proved to have been sold for human consumption,
(c) any material or article which is found in any such establishment used for or in the preparation or manufacture of food for human consumption and which is capable of being intended for use in such preparation or manufacture shall be deemed, unless the contrary is proved, to be so intended,
(d) in any prosecution for an offence under this Part of this Act in relation to any such food, the food shall be deemed, unless the contrary is proved, to have been kept for human consumption in such establishment.
(3) In this section the word “establishment” means
(a) any school or college,
(b) any hospital, sanatorium, preventorium, nursing home, convalescent home F111[, home within the meaning of the Health (Homes for Incapacitated Persons) Act, 1964] or similar establishment,
(c) any hotel, restaurant, club, guest house, boarding house, holiday camp, hostel or similar establishment.
Inserted (1.04.1966) by Health (Homes For Incapacitated Persons) Act 1964 (8/1964), s. 6, S.I. No. 43 of 1966. Note that this Act was repealed (1.09.1993) by Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 (23/1990), s. 15(1), S.I. No. 222 of 1993, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).