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Red Meat Industry (Wales) Measure 2010

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(introduced by section 3)

SCHEDULE 1FUNCTIONS

1Promoting or undertaking scientific research.

2Promoting or undertaking inquiry into—

(a)materials and equipment, and

(b)methods of production, management and use of labour.

3Promoting or undertaking inquiry under paragraph 2 includes promoting or undertaking—

(a)the discovery and development of—

(i)new materials, equipment and methods, and

(ii)improvements in those already in use,

(b)the assessment of the advantages of different options, and

(c)the conduct of experimental establishments and of tests on a commercial scale.

4Promoting the production and marketing of standard products.

5Promoting the better definition of trade descriptions and consistency in the use of trade descriptions.

6Developing, promoting, marketing or operating—

(a)standards relating to the quality of products, or

(b)systems for the classification of products.

7Developing, reviewing or operating schemes for the certification of products or of operations connected with production or supply of products.

8Undertaking the certification of products, the registration of certification trade marks, and the functions of proprietors of those marks.

9Providing or promoting the provision of—

(a)training for persons engaged in or proposing to be engaged in the red meat industry, and

(b)their education in subjects relevant to the industry.

10Promoting—

(a)the adoption of measures for securing safer and better working conditions, and

(b)the provision and improvement of amenities for persons employed in the red meat industry.

11Promoting or undertaking inquiry as to measures for securing safer and better working conditions.

12Promoting or undertaking research into the incidence, prevention and cure of industrial diseases.

13Promoting or undertaking arrangements for encouraging the entry of persons into the red meat industry.

14Promoting or undertaking research for improving arrangements for marketing and distributing products.

15Promoting or undertaking research into matters relating to the consumption or use of goods and services supplied by the red meat industry.

16Promoting arrangements—

(a)for co-operative organizations,

(b)for supplying materials and equipment, and

(c)for marketing and distributing products.

17Promoting the development of export trade, including promoting or undertaking arrangements for publicity overseas.

18Promoting or undertaking arrangements for better acquainting the public in the United Kingdom with the goods and services supplied by the red meat industry and methods of using them.

19Promoting or undertaking the collection and formulation of statistics.

20Advising on any matters relating to the red meat industry and undertaking inquiry for those purposes.

21Undertaking arrangements for making information relating to the red meat industry available.

22Engaging in any form of collaboration or co-operation with other persons in performing any of the functions.

(introduced by section 5)

SCHEDULE 2PAYMENT

PART 1CALCULATING A LEVY AND PAYMENT

1Levy imposed on a slaughterer or exporter is to be calculated in accordance with this Part.

2Levy is calculated by adding together the following separate components in respect of each animal slaughtered or exported—

(a)the production component, and

(b)the slaughter or export component.

3(1)The Welsh Ministers may determine the rate of the production component and the slaughter or export component.

(2)The Welsh Ministers may determine different rates for different cases (including different descriptions of slaughterer or exporter and different descriptions of animal).

(3)The rates determined under this paragraph may include a nil rate, but cannot exceed the maximum rates set out in this Schedule.

4For the purposes of the tables set out in the following paragraphs—

(a)a calf is an animal under six months old (in the case of an exported animal) or an animal with a dressed slaughter weight of less than 68 kg (in the case of a slaughtered animal); and

(b)a reference to “cattle” does not include calves.

Maximum rate of production component

5The production component in respect of each animal cannot exceed the maximum rates set out in the following table—

AnimalMaximum rate of production component per animal(£)
Cattle5.25
Calves0.50
Sheep0.60
Pigs1.075

Maximum rate of slaughter or export component

6The slaughter or export component in respect of each animal cannot exceed the maximum rates set out in the following table—

AnimalMaximum rate of slaughter or export per animal (£)
Cattle1.75
Calves0.50
Sheep0.20
Pigs0.275

PART 2PAYMENT DATES

Payment of levy by slaughterers and exporters

7A slaughterer or exporter must pay a levy imposed in respect of chargeable cattle, sheep or pigs in any month within 15 days from the end of that month.

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