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Exportation of Fresh Produce Act, 1998 (Cap. 97).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act provides rules for the exportation of fresh produce, i.e. any fruit, nut, vegetable, root crop, flower, plant or other plant material declared by the Minister by Order to be fresh produce. No person shall export fresh produce unless that person has obtained a licence from the Director. Unless the applicant for a licence has satisfactory facilities for the cleaning, grading, storing and packing of fresh produce, based on the relevant approved standard, the Director may refuse to grant a licence. The second part of the Act concerns packing and inspection of fresh produce. On being satisfied that a produce contained in any package is fit for export the inspector appointed under the Standards Act shall issue a certificate of inspection of fresh produce. No produce shall be exported without a licence or a certificate and if not properly packed. The Act also defines offences and regulation-making powers of the Minister.
Long title of text
An Act to provide for the exportation of fresh produce, and matters connected therewith.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version as at 2013 of Act No. 28 of 1998 and amended by Act No. 10 of 2003.This Act repeals the Exportation of Fruit Act, Chapter 97, of the Laws of Grenada 1990 Edition.
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