The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954
Section 8. Public Analysts
1[Public Analysts. The Central Government or the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint such persons as it thinks fit, having the prescribed qualifications to be public analysts for such local area as may be assigned to them by the Central Government or the State Government as the case may be
Provided that no person who has any financial interest in the manufacture import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Public Analyst under this section:
1[Provided further that different public Analysts may be appointed for different articles of food].
1. Subs. by Act 49 of 1964.Sec. 5, for Secs. 8 and 9 (w.e. f. Ist March,1965).