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Red Meat Industry (Wales) Measure 2010

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4Imposing a levy: designation of persons liable

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(1)The Welsh Ministers may impose a levy or levies in accordance with this section for the purpose of meeting expenditure incurred, or to be incurred, in—

(a)furthering any of the objectives;

(b)carrying out other functions relevant to the red meat industry; and

(c)otherwise providing services relevant to the red meat industry.

(2)Levy paid by persons in respect of activities in the cattle sector, the sheep sector or the pig sector may not be used for the purpose of meeting expenditure incurred, or to be incurred, specifically in relation to a different sector.

(3)The Welsh Ministers may impose a levy—

(a)on slaughterers if (and only if) slaughterers have been designated, by order made by the Welsh Ministers, as liable to levy under this Measure; and

(b)on exporters if (and only if) exporters have been designated, by order made by the Welsh Ministers, as liable to levy under this Measure.

(4)The Welsh Ministers may impose a levy on persons who carry out a primary activity if (and only if) that primary activity has been designated, by order made by the Welsh Ministers, as liable to levy under this Measure.

(5)The Welsh Ministers may impose a levy on persons who carry out a secondary activity if (and only if) that secondary activity has been designated, by order made by the Welsh Ministers, as liable to levy under this Measure.

(6)In this section—

  • “primary activity” (“gweithgaredd cynradd”) means breeding, keeping, processing, marketing or distributing cattle, sheep or pigs (but does not include slaughtering or exporting cattle, sheep or pigs);

  • “secondary activity” (“gweithgaredd eilaidd”) means an activity which—

    (a)

    is carried out in connection with the red meat industry;

    (b)

    is not slaughtering or exporting cattle, sheep or pigs; and

    (c)

    is not a primary activity.

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