Fruit Marketing Act
- Commenced on 10 October 1966
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2016 and includes any amendments published up to 31 December 2017.]
- [Note: This version of the Act was revised and consolidated by the Law Development Commission of Zimbabwe]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Fruit Marketing Act [Chapter 18:13].
2. InterpretationIn this Act—“fruit” means any fruit declared in terms of section three to be fruit for the purposes of this Act;“grower” means a person who himself or by means of agents or employees grows fruit;“Minister” means the Minister of Agriculture or any other Minister to whom the President may, from time to time, assign the administration of this Act;“national mark”, in relation to any type of fruit, means the mark or emblem prescribed as the national mark in respect of that type of fruit;“prescribed requirements”, in relation to a container of fruit, means the prescribed requirements as to the size, construction and marking or labelling of the container;“registered” means registered in terms of this Act;“requisite standards”, in relation to any type or variety of fruit, means the prescribed standards as to the grade, quality and packing of that type or variety of fruit;“Secretary” means the Secretary of the Ministry for which the Minister is responsible.
3. Declaration of fruitThe Minister may, by order in the Gazette, declare any fruit to be fruit for the purposes of this Act.
4. Use of national mark
5. Registration of growers
6. Refusal or cancellation of registration
7. Export of fruit
9. Printing and sale of copies of national mark
10. Keeping of accounts, etc.
11. Offences and penaltiesAny person who—
12. Regulatory powers of Minister
History of this document
10 October 1966