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Marketing of Eggs Act (Northern Ireland) 1957

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21Power of Ministry to make rules and to enable district councils to carry Act into execution.N.I.

(1)The Ministry may make rules for prescribing …F1 any …F1 thing required or authorised by this Act to be prescribed, and, generally, for carrying this Act into effect.

(2)Rules may be made under this section for enabling [F2 district councils] or their officers to exercise within their respective [F2 districts] any of the powers conferred by this Act upon the Ministry or officers of the Ministry, and for adapting the provisions of this Act for that purpose.

(3)All rules made under this Act shall be subject to negative resolution.

F1SRO (NI) 1973/23

F2SRO (NI) 1973/343

22Power to enter into arrangements with agricultural marketing boards.N.I.

(1)The Ministry may for any of the purposes of this Act enter into arrangements with any agricultural marketing board subject to such conditions as to expenditure and otherwise as, with the consent of the Ministry of Finance, may be provided by the arrangements.

(2)For the purposes of this section an agricultural marketing board means a board established under the Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 to 1949F3, or under the Agricultural Marketing Acts (Northern Ireland), 1933 to 1955F4.

S. 23 rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23


In this Act the expression—

  • “aerodrome” means any area designed, equipped, set apart or commonly used for affording facilities for the landing and departure of aircraft;

  • “chemical-storage” means storage for the purpose of preserving eggs by any process which does not alter the composition of the shells, including storage in any gas, vapour or gaseous mixture;

  • Definition rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

  • “eggs” means eggs in shells laid by domestic hens and domestic ducks;

  • Definitions rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

  • “liquid egg” means eggs removed from their shells for the purpose of being sold in bulk;

  • “Ministry” means the Ministry of Agriculture;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made by the Ministry under this Act;

  • “registered” means registered under this Act;

  • Definitions rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

S. 25 rep. by SLR 1973

S. 26 rep. by 1984 NI 2

27Short title and commencement.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Marketing of Eggs Act (Northern Ireland), 1957.


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