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Agricultural Marketing Act 1958

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Agricultural Marketing Schemes

    1. Submission and approval of schemes and procedure for determining whether scheme to remain in force

      1. 1. Submission of schemes.

      2. 2. Approval of schemes.

      3. 3. Constitution of boards to administer schemes and appointment of executive committees.

      4. 4. Registration of producers and taking of poll of registered producers on question whether scheme to remain in force.

      5. 5. Information to be furnished for purposes of register, etc.

    2. Provisions as to regulation of marketing and other matters which must or may be included in schemes

      1. 6. Regulation of sales of regulated products.

      2. 7. Further provisions as to marketing of regulated product and provisions for encouragement of co-operation, education and research.

      3. 8. Miscellaneous provisions of schemes.

    3. Imposition of penalties, etc.

      1. 9. Disciplinary provisions of schemes.

      2. 10. Losses sustained by boards to be recoverable in the same way as penalties.

      3. 11. Power to postpone imposition of penalty.

      4. 12. Enforcement of decisions of disciplinary committee and power to state cases.

    4. Financial powers and duties of boards

      1. 13. Schemes to provide for establishment of a fund, payment of contributions, etc.

      2. 14. Power of boards to make loans and grants and to enter into guarantees.

      3. 15. Borrowing power of boards and provisions as to loans and grants made to boards.

      4. 16. Investment of surplus funds of boards.

    5. Effect of schemes on contracts

      1. 17. Effect of schemes on contracts.

      2. 18. Registration of certain contracts.

    6. Relations of Boards with Ministers, etc.

      1. 19. Consumers’ committees and committees of investigation.

      2. 19A.(1) The provisions of this section shall have effect where...

      3. 20. Directions by Ministers to boards as respects certain matters.

      4. 21. Temporary directions by Ministers.

    7. Agricultural Marketing Funds

      1. 22. Agricultural Marketing Funds.

      2. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 24. Short-term loans.

      4. 25. Long-term loans.

    8. Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commissions

      1. 26. Constitution and functions of Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commissions.

      2. 27. Functions of Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for Scotland may be discharged by other bodies.

    9. Payment of certain expenses incurred in connection with the preparation of schemes, etc.

      1. 28. Payment of certain expenses by boards.

      2. 29. Payment of certain expenses out of agricultural marketing funds.

    10. Supplementary

      1. 30.Report to be laid before Parliament.

      2. 31.Consultation between boards and other persons.

      3. 32. General provisions as to commissions and committees.

      4. 33. Benefit accruing from Part I to be disregarded in fixing rent under Small Landholders (Scotland) Acts, etc.

  3. Part II Provisions as to Milk Marketing Boards and Milk Marketing Schemes

    1. 34. Powers of milk marketing boards to make payments to registered producers and other persons in certain cases.

    2. 35. Powers of milk marketing boards to determine places, etc., where milk may be sold by registered producers.

    3. 36. Powers of milk marketing boards to provide artificial insemination services.

    4. 37. Powers of milk marketing boards to conserve grass and forage crops.

    5. 38. Powers of milk marketing boards to recover damages from purchaser of milk in certain cases.

    6. 39. Powers of milk marketing boards to enter into certain agreements with each other.

    7. 39A.(1) For the purpose of ensuring that in Scotland the...

    8. 40. Extension of functions of consumers’ committees in connection with milk marketing schemes.

    9. 41. Extension of application of certain schemes for regulation of marketing of milk in Scotland.

    10. 41A. Polls under Article 3(1) of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1422/78.

    11. 42. Interpretation and extent of Part II.

  4. Part III Regulation of Importation of Agricultural Products and Sales of Home-Produced Agricultural Products

    1. 43. Regulation of importation of agricultural products.

    2. 44. Regulation of sales of home-produced agricultural products.

    3. 45. Extension by order of powers of boards to enable effect to be given to certain orders under Part III, etc.

    4. 46. Provisions as to orders under Part III.

  5. Part IV General and Supplementary

    1. 47. Restrictions on disclosing certain information obtained under Act.

    2. 48. Offences committed by bodies corporate.

    3. 49. Power to make rules, etc., exercisable by statutory instrument.

    4. 50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 51. Saving for Part I of the Agriculture Act, 1957.

    6. 52. Interpretation.

    7. 53. Provisions as to Northern Ireland.

    8. 54. Repeals and savings.

    9. 55. Short title and commencement.

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Amendment and revocation of schemes

      1. 1.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, an amendment...

      2. 2.If a demand for a poll on the question whether...

      3. 3.A scheme may be revoked by a subsequent scheme, and...

      4. 4.The Minister shall by order revoke a scheme if an...

      5. 5.Without prejudice to any other powers conferred on him by...

      6. 5A.(1) Where the Minister considers it appropriate to do so...

      7. 6.Where a scheme is revoked, or is so amended as...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Provisions as to the incorporation, composition and winding up of boards and as to the composition of executive committees

      1. 1.A board shall be constituted by the scheme as a...

      2. 2.(1) The composition of a board shall be such as...

      3. 3.A scheme shall provide for notification to the Minister of...

      4. 4.(1) A scheme shall provide for the winding up of...

      5. 5.In the event of the winding up of a board,...

      6. 6.(1) Where a scheme is revoked by a subsequent scheme,...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Matters referred to in the definition of “the Minister”

      1. Part I

        1. Matters in relation to which the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries...

        2. 1.Any scheme applicable in either England or Wales, or both...

        3. 2.An Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for Great Britain and Northern...

      2. Part II

        1. Matters in relation to which the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries...

        2. 1.Any scheme applicable in either England or Wales, or in...

        3. 2.The consumers’ committee for Great Britain.

        4. 3.The committee of investigation for Great Britain.

        5. 4.The Agricultural Marketing Facilities Committee for Great Britain.

        6. 5.An Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for Great Britain.

      3. Part III

        1. Matters in relation to which the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries...

        2. 1.Any scheme applicable in either England or Wales, or in...

        3. 2.An Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for England, Wales and Northern...

      4. Part IV

        1. Matters in relation to which the Secretaries of State concerned...

        2. 1.Any scheme applicable in both Scotland and Northern Ireland, but...

        3. 2.An Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for Scotland and Northern Ireland....

      5. Part V

        1. Matters in relation to which the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries...

        2. 1.Any scheme applicable only in England and Wales, only in...

        3. 2.The consumers’ committee for England and Wales.

        4. 3.The committee of investigation for England and Wales.

        5. 4.The Agricultural Marketing Fund.

        6. 5.The Agricultural Marketing Facilities Committee for England and Wales ....

        7. 6.An Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for England and Wales.

      6. Part VI

        1. Matters in relation to which the Secretary of State concerned...

        2. 1.Any scheme applicable only in Scotland.

        3. 2.The consumers’ committee for Scotland.

        4. 3.The committee of investigation for Scotland.

        5. 4.The Agricultural Marketing (Scotland) Fund.

        6. 5.The Agricultural Marketing Facilities Committee for Scotland.

        7. 6.An Agricultural Marketing Reorganisation Commission for Scotland.

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

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