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Meat (Customs Confiscation)

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 22 March 1949

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury why uncooked meat was confiscated by Customs officers from travellers arriving from the Continent on a recent occasion, particulars of which have been sent to him.

Because under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1894, and orders made thereunder the meat was prohibited to be landed in this country.