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Deregulation Act 2015

Agriculture and Horticulture Act 1964: grading etc of horticultural produce

850.Paragraph 3 removes the requirement in section 23(1) of the Agriculture and Horticulture Act 1964, which requires the authority proposing to make any regulations or orders under Part 2 of the Act (which deals mainly with the grading of horticultural produce), to consult with organisations appearing to be representative of interests affected by the regulations or orders.

851.Section 23 forms part of the law of England and Wales and Scotland. The amendment affects England only. It comes into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which the Act is passed.

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