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Revised Laws of Mauritius

C10 – 1 [Issue 1]

CHEMICAL ANALYSES ACT* Cap 284 – 15 October 1898

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

SECTION 1. Short title 2. Government Chemist 3. Other analysts in Government cases 4. Fees payable to analysts 5. Taxation and recovery of analyst’s fees SCHEDULE



CHEMICAL ANALYSES ACT

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Chemical Analyses Act.

2. Government Chemist

The Government Chemist shall perform the chemical analyses required by Government.

3. Other analysts in Government cases

Chemical analyses may also be performed for Government Departments by the Station Agronomique, or by such competent persons as may be des- ignated by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for the sub- ject of health.

4. Fees payable to analysts

Where an analyst— (a) who is not the Government Chemist is employed by Govern-

ment; or (b) is employed by the Municipal Council of Port Louis, by any other

body corporate, or by a private party, the analyst shall be entitled to the fees specified in the Schedule.

5. Taxation and recovery of analyst’s fees

(1) In any case before a court in which a chemical analyst is employed, the fees for every analysis performed by him shall be taxed at the rates fixed in the Schedule, and all those fees shall be recovered as costs in the cause.

*EDITORIAL NOTE: This Act is repealed by section 75 (3) of Act 34 of 1991. As at 30 Septem-

ber 2007 the date of commencement of this section has not been proclaimed.

Chemical Analyses Act

[Issue 1] C10 – 2

(2) In cases in which the Government Chemist is employed by Govern- ment, the fees specified in the Schedule shall be taxed as costs in the cause, and when costs are awarded to Government, shall accrue to the Consoli- dated Fund.



SCHEDULE [Section 4]

Rs cs Analysis of parts of the body: per case ..................................................... 80.00 Analysis of mineral or vegetable substances and vomitus: per case .............. 40.00 Microscopic and other examination of blood, semen, brains, etc.: per article . 20.00 but not to exceed: per case .................................................................... 60.00 Minor operations ................................................................................... 10.00 Analysis of water: per sample ................................................................. 15.00 Analysis of wines, alcohol, etc.: per sample .............................................. 15.00 Analysis of alimentary substances: per sample .......................................... 10.00