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Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

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27Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.

(2)Section 3 of, and Schedule 1 to, this Act, and Part II of Schedule 4 to this Act so far as it relates to the Agriculture Act 1967, shall not come into force until such day as may be appointed by an order made by statutory instrument by the Minister and the Secretary of State acting jointly.

(3)Section 12(1) to (4) of this Act shall not come into force until such day as the Minister may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and sections 13 and 14 shall not come into force until such day as the Secretary of State may by order so made appoint.

(4)Part I of Schedule 4 to this Act shall not come into force until the coming into force of an order under section 1 of this Act dissolving the Sugar Board.

(5)Sections 2, 4, 5, 11 and 12 and Part II of this Act do not extend to Scotland, and sections 13 and 14 extend to Scotland only.

(6)Except for the following provisions, namely—

(a)sections 1, 15, 26(1) and (2) and this section;

(b)section 7 and Schedule 3 so far as they relate to enactments (within the meaning of that section) that extend to Northern Ireland ; and

(c)Part I of Schedule 4 and, so far as it relates to that Part,

section 26(3),

this Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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