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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Small Ground Vermin Traps Order, 1958, and shall come into operation on the first day of February, 1958.
(2) The Interpretation Act, 1889 shall apply to the interpretation of this Order as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.
2. The traps referred to in the Schedule to this Order are, for the purposes of subsection (5) of section 8 of the Pests Act, 1954, hereby specified as being adapted solely for the destruction of rats, mice or other small ground vermin.
In witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed this sixth day of January, nineteen hundred and fifty-eight.
D. Heathcoat Amory
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food