Central Government Act
Section 11(1) in The Prevention Of Food Adulteration Act, 1954
(1) Procedure to be followed by food inspectors. When a food inspector takes a sample of food for analysis, he shall-
give notice in writing then and there of his intention to have it so analysed to the person from whom he has taken the sample and to the person, if any, whose name, address and other particulars have been disclosed under section 14A;
except in special cases provided by rules under this Act, divide the sample then and there into three parts and mark and seal or fasten up each part in such a manner as its nature permits and take the signature or thumb impression of the person from whom the sample has been taken in such place and in such manner as may be prescribed: Provided that where such person refuses to sign or put his thumb impression the food inspector shall call upon one or more witnesses and take his or their signatures or thumb impressions, as the case may be, in lieu of the signature or thumb impression of such person;
(i) send one of the parts for analysis to the public analyst under intimation to the Local (Health) Authority; and
Send the remaining two parts to the Local (Health) Authority for the purposes of sub- section (2) of this section and subsections (2A) and (2E) of section 13.