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Poultry Improvement Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

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In this Act—

  • “the Act of 1950” has the meaning assigned to it by section 15(1);

  • “authorised officer” means an officer of the Ministry generally or specially authorised in writing by the Ministry for the purposes of this Act;

  • “chicks” means young poultry not more than two days old;

  • “eggs” means the eggs of poultry;

  • “hatchery” means any premises used for hatching eggs brought into the premises for the purpose of producing chicks for sale, supply or distribution by the occupier of the premises or by any other person at whose request the eggs are hatched;

  • “licence-holder” means a person to whom a poultry stock licence has been issued;

  • “the Ministry” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(1);

  • “poultry” means domestic fowl and such other domesticated birds as may be prescribed;

  • “poultry improvement scheme” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(1);

  • “poultry stock licence” has the meaning assigned to it by section 3(1);

  • “poultry testing scheme” has the meaning assigned to it by section 8(1);

  • “premises” includes any land used in connection with premises for the purposes of the activities carried on in the premises;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

  • “the prescribed standards” means standards prescribed under section 5;

  • “regulations” means regulations made by the Ministry under this Act.

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