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Patents and agricultural schemesE+W+S+N.I.

15 Agricultural schemes: special provisions.E+W+S+N.I.

F1(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2)The Secretary of State shall not—

F2(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F3(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(c)make or vary a reference under section 11 above,

in a case where the person to whom or to whose conduct or activities the investigation or reference relates falls within section 11(3)(d) above unless he has first consulted the relevant Minister.

F3(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F3(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(5)In this section “the relevant Minister” means—

(a)in the case of a board administering a scheme under the said Act of 1958, the Minister who would have power to make an order under section 19 of that Act in relation to that board or the board administering that scheme, and

(b)in the case of a board administering a scheme under [F4the said Act of 1964] [F5or the said Order of 1982], the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland.

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F2S. 15(2)(a) and the word immediately following it repealed (3.1.1995) by 1994 c. 40, ss. 81, 82(2), Sch. 17

F3S. 15(2)(b)(3)(4) repealed (1.3.2000) by 1998 c. 41, ss. 74(1)(3), Sch. 12 para. 4(5), Sch. 14 Pt. I (with s. 73); S.I. 2000/344, art. 2, Sch.

F4Words in s. 15(5)(b) repealed (prosp.) (but by S.R.s 1984 No. 422 and 1989 No. 47 the repeal came into operation in relation to the Pigs Marketing Board (Northern Ireland) on 31.12.1984 and in relation to the Milk Marketing Board for Northern Ireland on 1.4.1989 respectively) by S.I. 1982/1080, (N.I. 12), art. 46(2), Sch. 9

F5 “Words in s. 15(5)(b) inserted by S.I. 1982/1080 (N.I. 12), art. 46(1), Sch. 8

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1The text of ss. 15(1), 22, 23, 27(4), 28, 30(1), 32(2), 33(4), Sch. 2 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.