Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 in relation to all feeding stuffs
20. (1) For the definition of “feeding stuff” in section 66(1) there shall be substituted the following definition:
““feeding stuff” means—
a product of vegetable or animal origin in its natural state (whether fresh or preserved);
a product derived from the industrial processing of such a product; or
an organic or inorganic substance, used singly or in a mixture (and whether or not containing additives);
for oral feeding to pet animals and such descriptions of animals as may be prescribed, being animals which, or kinds of which, are commonly kept for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of their use in the farming of land;”.
(2) For subsection (2) of section 66, there shall be substituted the following subsection—
“(2) For the purposes of this Act—
(a)material shall be treated as sold for use as a fertiliser whether it is sold to be so used by itself or as an ingredient in something which is to be so used;
(b)material shall be treated—
(i)as imported or sold for use as a feeding stuff whether it is imported or, as the case may be, sold to be used by itself or as an ingredient or additive in something which is to be so used; and
(ii)as used as a feeding stuff whether it is so used by itself or as an ingredient or additive in something which is to be so used.”.
(3) In subsection (1) of section 82, for the words “68(4)(b) and (c)” there shall be substituted the words “68(1A), (4)(b) and (c)”(1) and for the words “and 73” there shall be substituted the words “73, 73A and 74A”(2).
Section 68(1A) was inserted by the Agriculture Act 1970 Amendment Regulations 1982 (S.I. 1982/980), regulation 5.