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(1)If, in the case of the levy period beginning with 1st April 1970 or any subsequent levy period, the Totalisator Board object to the contribution determined by the Levy Board under section 30(1) of the Act of 1963, the contribution payable by the Totalisator Board in respect of that period shall instead be determined by the Secretary of State.
(2)If the contribution payable by the Totalisator Board in respect of the levy period beginning with 1st April 1969 falls, or has before the passing of this Act fallen, to be determined under section 30(2) of the Act of 1963 by the three members of the Levy Board referred to in that subsection, their determination shall not have effect unless confirmed by the Secretary of State; and if the Secretary of State decides not to confirm it, he shall himself determine the contribution.
(3)Before determining a contribution under this section, or confirming a determination under subsection (2) thereof, the Secretary of State may appoint one or more persons to enquire into, and report to him their opinion on, any matter appearing to him to be relevant to the subject matter of his determination.
(4)The Secretary of State may require the Levy Board to pay to a person appointed by him under subsection (3) of this section such remuneration as the Secretary of State may specify and any travelling and other expenses reasonably incurred by that person in doing that which he was appointed by the Secretary of State to do.