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N.I.Agricultural Marketing Schemes

1Framing of marketing schemes.N.I.

(1)A scheme regulating the marketing of any agricultural product, for application to Northern Ireland or some part thereof,—

(a)may be framed by the Ministry of Agriculture (in this Act referred to as “the Ministry” ) where the Ministry is satisfied that such a scheme is necessary for the more efficient production and marketing of that agricultural product;

(b)shall be framed by the Ministry where such a scheme appears to the Ministry to be necessary for sub-serving any purposes of an order regulating sales of that agricultural product and made under Part III of the United Kingdom Act.

(2)The Ministry shall when framing a scheme take into consultation representatives of the producers of the agricultural product proposed to be regulated and representatives of any other interests appearing to the Ministry to be directly affected by the scheme.