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Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Act 1919

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Part IICouncils and Advisory Committees for England and Wales

2Constitution of councils and committees

(1)For the purpose of assisting the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries (in this Act referred to as the Board) in executing their powers and duties, there shall be established—

(a)a Council of Agriculture for England ;

(b)a Council of Agriculture for Wales ;

(c)an Agriculture Advisory Committee for England and Wales.

(2)The Council of Agriculture for England and the Council of Agriculture for Wales may from time to time by agreement act together as one Council.

(3)The various councils and committees above referred to shall be constituted as provided by the First Schedule to this Act.

3Duties of Councils of Agriculture

Each Council of Agriculture shall meet at least twice a year for the purpose of discussing matters of public interest relating to agriculture or other rural industries, and such meetings shall be held in public.

4Duties and powers of Agricultural Advisory Committee

The Agricultural Advisory Committee shall advise the Board with respect to all matters and questions submitted to them in relation to the exercise by the Board of any powers or duties which do not relate to the industry of fishing, and shall be at liberty to make recommendations to the Board in relation to other matters affecting agriculture or other rural industries.

5Supplementary provisions as to councils and committees

(1)The Board may make general regulations for regulating the proceedings for the appointment of the members of each council and committee established by this Part of this Act, and the number of meetings and the mode of convening them and the proceedings and quorum of each council and committee, and the appointing body, council, or committee shall act in accordance with those regulations.

(2)The President of the Board, or, in his absence, the parliamentary secretary of the Board, shall be entitled to attend any meeting of the advisory committee established by this Part of this Act and to act as chairman of the meeting, but shall not vote at any meeting of the committee.

(3)The Board may require any of their officers to act as secretary or other officer of a council or committee established by this Part of this Act.

(4)Any regulation made under this Act shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament forthwith; and if an address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent twenty-eight days on which that House has sat after any such regulation is laid before it praying that the regulation may be annulled, it shall henceforth be void, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder or the making of a new regulation.

(5)The expenses of any council or committee established by this Part of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Board, with the consent of the Treasury, be defrayed by the Board out of moneys provided by Parliament; and such expenses may include such sums as the Board think reasonable for the travelling expenses and subsistence allowance of the members of the council or committee.

6Provision as to Monmouthshire

For the purposes of this Act, Monmouthshire shall be included in Wales and not in England.

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