5. Objects

    The objects of this Act are to ensure that

    (a) the production of agricultural produce in which any agricultural chemical residue is present in excess of the maximum residue limit is as far as possible avoided; and

    (b) agricultural produce in which any agricultural chemical residue is present in excess of the maximum residue limit is not used

    (i) as, or for manufacture into, food for human consumption;

    (ii) as, or for manufacture into, food for consumption by any animal if there is any reasonable likelihood that such consumption may directly or indirectly cause or contribute to the presence of an agricultural chemical residue in any agricultural produce in excess of the maximum residue limit;

    (iii) in any other manner likely directly or indirectly to cause or contribute to the presence of an agricultural chemical residue in any agricultural produce in excess of the maximum residue limit.



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