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Agriculture Act 1970

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Eggs

    1. Preliminary

      1. 1.Interpretation of Part I

    2. Constitution and functions of Eggs Authority

      1. 2.Constitution of Eggs Authority

      2. 3.Functions of Authority as to market support

      3. 4.Functions of Authority as to market intelligence

      4. 5.Functions of Authority as to research and development

      5. 6.Functions of Authority as to quality control

      6. 7.Other functions of Authority as to improvement of marketing of eggs

      7. 8.Functions of Authority as to advertising etc

      8. 9.Conferment of additional functions on Authority

      9. 10.Functions of Authority to include power to make certain payments to other persons

      10. 11.Functions of Authority in connection with guaranteed prices

    3. Financial provisions as to Eggs Authority

      1. 12.Contributions, etc. by Minister

      2. 13.Provision for levy

      3. 14.Method of raising levy

      4. 15.Levy by deduction

      5. 16.Levy by scheme

      6. 17.Reserve funds of Authority

      7. 18.Borrowing powers of Authority

    4. Supplementary provisions as to Eggs Authority

      1. 19.Powers of Ministers with respect to Authority

      2. 20.Reports and accounts of Authority

      3. 21.Disclosure of information

      4. 22.Prosecution of offences

    5. Provisions as to guaranteed prices and Egg Marketing Board

      1. 23.Amendments as to guaranteed prices

      2. 24.Revocation of scheme establishing British Egg Marketing Board

    6. Consumer protection

      1. 25.Power to regulate retail sales of eggs

    7. Assistance in sea transport of eggs

      1. 26.Assistance for certain transport of eggs by sea

    8. General provision

      1. 27.Supplementary provisions as to schemes and orders under Part I

  3. Part II Capital and Other Grants

    1. 28.Interpretation of Part II

    2. 29.Farm capital grants

    3. 30.Supplementary provisions as to farm capital grants

    4. 31.Amendments as to grants for horticultural improvements

    5. 32.Amendments as to grants in connection with alterations of farm structure

    6. 33.Miscellaneous amendments relating to amalgamations

    7. 34.New provision as to standard costs, etc. for certain grants

    8. 35.Termination of grants under Hill Farming Act 1946 s. 1

    9. 36.Amendment of Agriculture (Ploughing Grants) Act 1952

  4. Part III Smallholdings in England and Wales

    1. Preliminary

      1. 37.Interpretation of Part III

    2. Reorganisation of smallholdings

      1. 38.Smallholdings authorities

      2. 39.General aim of statutory smallholdings

      3. 40.Reorganisation of smallholdings estates

      4. 41.Approval by Minister of proposals for reorganisation

      5. 42.Subsequent reviews and proposals for further reorganisation

      6. 43.Submission and approval of proposals otherwise than in connection with reviews

    3. Management of smallholdings

      1. 44.Letting of smallholdings

      2. 45.Rent to be charged for smallholdings

      3. 46.Equipment of smallholdings

      4. 47.General powers of management

      5. 48.Acquisition of land for purposes of smallholdings

      6. 49.Surplus land held for purposes of smallholdings

    4. Financial aid for smallholdings

      1. 50.Grants in respect of certain amalgamations, etc

      2. 51.Increase of certain capital grants

      3. 52.Contributions under previous enactments

      4. 53.Loans and guarantees by smallholdings authorities

    5. Additional powers of Minister in relation to smallholdings

      1. 54.Land held by Minister for purposes of smallholdings

      2. 55.Acquisition of land by Minister for purposes of smallholdings

      3. 56.Default powers of Minister

    6. General and supplementary provisions

      1. 57.County borough councils

      2. 58.Accounts and records of smallholdings authorities

      3. 59.Annual reports

      4. 60.Cottage holdings

      5. 61.Special classes of land

      6. 62.Provisions as to Wales (including Monmouthshire)

      7. 63.Provisions as to regulations

      8. 64.Transitional provisions and amendments

      9. 65.Commencement and extent of Part III

  5. Part IV Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs

    1. Preliminary

      1. 66.Interpretation of Part IV

      2. 67.Enforcement authorities and appointment of inspectors and analysts

    2. Obligations relating to material sold and prepared for sale

      1. 68.Duty of seller to give statutory statement

      2. 69.Marking of material prepared for sale

      3. 70.Use of names or expressions with prescribed meanings

      4. 71.Particulars to be given of certain attributes if claimed to be present

      5. 72.Warranty of fitness of feeding stuff

      6. 73.Deleterious ingredients in feeding stuff

      7. 74.Limits of variation

    3. Sampling and analysis

      1. 75.Purchaser's right to have sample taken and analysed

      2. 76.Inspector's power to enter premises and take samples

      3. 77.Division of samples and analysis by agricultural analyst

      4. 78.Further analysis by Government Chemist

      5. 79.Supplementary provisions relating to samples and analysis

    4. Prosecutions under Part IV

      1. 80.Institution of prosecutions

      2. 81.Offences due to fault of other person

      3. 82.Defence of mistake, accident, etc

    5. Supplementary provisions

      1. 83.Exercise of powers by inspectors

      2. 84.Regulations

      3. 85.Exemption for certain sales

      4. 86.Modifications of Part IV in application to Northern Ireland

      5. 87.Commencement of Part IV, savings and amendments

  6. Part V Flood Warning Systems in England and Wales

    1. 88.Provision of flood warning systems

    2. 89.Grants towards cost of flood warning system

    3. 90.Contributions by internal drainage boards

    4. 91.Supplementary provision and interpretation and extent of Part V

  7. Part VI Flood Warning Systems in Scotland

    1. 92.Provision of flood warning systems

    2. 93.Combinations of local authorities

    3. 94.Arrangements with other bodies

    4. 95.Acquisition of land

    5. 96.Powers of entry on land

    6. 97.Grants towards cost of flood warning system

    7. 98.Extent of Part VI

  8. Part VII Miscellaneous Provisions

    1. 99.Agricultural tied cottages

    2. 100.Further provisions as to recovery of possession of redundant farmhouses in England and Wales

    3. 101.Further provisions as to recovery of possession of redundant farmhouses in Scotland

    4. 102.Registration of notices relating to conditions applied to Scottish cottages under Hill Farming Act 1946 s. 10

    5. 103.National Agricultural Advisory Service

    6. 104.Financing of agricultural training

    7. 105.Amendments of Diseases of Animals Act 1950

    8. 106.Eradication of brucellosis

    9. 107.Provision for improving marketing of home-grown maize

    10. 108.Corn returns

    11. 109.Powers of Parliament of Northern Ireland as to injurious weeds

  9. Part VIII General

    1. 110.Offences by bodies corporate

    2. 111.Expenses and receipts

    3. 112.Saving for powers of Parliament of Northern Ireland

    4. 113.Short title, construction of references and repeals

    1. Schedule 1

      Provisions as to Eggs Authority

    2. Schedule 2

      S. 26 of Agriculture Act 1967 as amended

    3. Schedule 3

      Transitional provisions for Part III

    4. Schedule 4

      Enactments amended

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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