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Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1954

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8Cost of programmes of research and education in sugar beet growing

(1)As respects the year beginning with the first day of April next after the passing of this Act or any subsequent year, the maximum contribution to be made by any grower of sugar beet in Great Britain or by the British Sugar Corporation Limited towards expenditure incurred in carrying out a programme of research and education under section six of the Sugar Industry Act, 1942, shall be—

(a)in the case of a grower, threepence or such larger sum as may be prescribed for every ton of sugar beet grown in Great Britain sold by him for delivery to the Corporation in that year (instead of one penny for every ton so sold); and

(b)in the case of the Corporation, threepence or such larger sum as may be prescribed for every ton of sugar beet grown in Great Britain sold for delivery to them in that year (instead of a sum based on the quantity of sugar manufactured or refined by them).

(2)In the foregoing subsection " prescribed" means prescribed by order of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Secretary of State.

(3)Any order of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Secretary of State under this section may be varied or revoked by a subsequent order made by them.

(4)The power to make orders under this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument, of which a draft shall be laid before Parliament, and no such order shall be made unless the draft has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

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