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Agriculture Act 1986

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8Constitution and funding of Food from Britain

(1)The Agricultural Marketing Act 1983 shall have effect subject to the following amendments (being amendments relating to the constitution and funding of Food from Britain).

(2)In section 1(2) (Food from Britain to consist of no fewer than thirteen and no more than fifteen members) for the word "fifteen" there shall be substituted the words

twenty-one.

(3)In section 7 (grants etc. by Ministers)—

(a)at the end of subsection (1) there shall be inserted the words

and such grants may be made subject to such conditions as the Ministers may with the approval of the Treasury impose; and

(b)at the end of subsection (2) there shall be inserted the words

and any such sums may be lent subject to such conditions as the Ministers may with the approval of the Treasury impose.

(4)For paragraph 5 of Schedule 1 (payment by Ministers of remuneration etc. to members of Food from Britain) there shall be substituted—

5Food from Britain may—

(a)pay to its members such remuneration (whether by way of salary or fees) and such travelling or other allowances as it may determine;

(b)pay such pension, or make such payments towards the provision of a pension, to or in respect of any of its members as it may determine; and

(c)if it appears to it that there are special circumstances which make it right that a person should receive compensation on ceasing to be a member, pay him such amount by way of compensation as it may determine..

(5)In paragraph 6 of that Schedule (amount of remuneration etc. of members of committees of Food from Britain to be determined by Food from Britain with the approval of the Ministers and the Treasury) the words "with the approval of the Ministers and the Treasury" shall be omitted.

(6)In paragraph 11(2) of that Schedule (amount of remuneration etc. of officers and servants of Food from Britain to be determined by Food from Britain with the approval of the Ministers and the Treasury) the words "with the approval of the Ministers and the consent of the Treasury", in each place where they occur, and the words "with such approval" shall be omitted.

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