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Agriculture Act 1970

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110Offences by bodies corporate

(1)Where a body corporate is guilty of an offence under this Act or any order or scheme made thereunder and that offence is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance of, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other similar officer of the body corporate, or any person who was purporting to act in any such capacity, he, as well as the body corporate, shall be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

(2)Where the affairs of a body corporate are managed by its members, the foregoing subsection shall apply in relation to the acts and defaults of a member in connection with his functions of management as if he were a director of the body corporate.

111Expenses and receipts

(1)There shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament—

(a)any expenditure incurred by any Minister under or by virtue of this Act; and

(b)any increase attributable to any provision of this Act in the sums payable out of moneys so provided under any other enactment.

(2)All receipts of any Minister under this Act (other than receipts of the Secretary of State under section 104(2) thereof) shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.

112Saving for powers of Parliament of Northern Ireland

Nothing in this Act shall be taken to restrict the power of the Parliament of Northern Ireland to make laws, and any laws made by that Parliament in the exercise of that power shall have effect notwithstanding anything in, or any order or scheme made under, this Act.

113Short title, construction of references and repeals

(1)This Act may be cited as the Agriculture Act 1970.

(2)Except in so far as the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, extended or applied by or under any other enactment, including any enactment contained in this Act.

(3)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 5 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule but, in the case of the enactments mentioned in any particular Part of that Schedule, subject to any provisions at the end of that Part.

(4)The inclusion in this Act of any express saving, transitional provision or amendment shall not be taken as affecting the operation in relation to this Act of section 38 of the Interpretation Act 1889 (which relates to the effect of repeals).

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