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Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1965

1965 CHAPTER 3

An Act to make further provision with respect to licences for wholesale dealing in and permits for the export of poultry, the cold and chemical storage of eggs, the fees for licences for wholesale dealing in eggs, returns as to agricultural land, agricultural development loans and the manufacture of dairy ice-cream; to amend the Diseases of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 1958; to extend the regulation of the sending of meat, bacon and dead rabbits out of Northern Ireland; to prohibit the sale or sending out of Northern Ireland of horned cattle; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[2nd March 1965]

N.I.Amendments of the Marketing of Poultry Act (Northern Ireland) 1949

Ss. 1‐4 rep. by 1984 NI 2

S. 5(1) rep. by 1984 NI 2; subs. (2) rep. by SLR 1973; subs. (3) inserts s. 13A in 1957 c. 27 (NI)

S. 6 rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

Ss. 7‐15 rep. by 1981 NI 22

N.I.Miscellaneous and General.

S. 16 rep. by 2004 NI 7

S. 17 rep. by 1968 c. 21 (NI)

S. 18(1) rep. by SR 1995/201; subs.(2) rep. by SLR 1973.

S. 19 amends Pts. I, III of 1962 c. 13 (NI)

20Prohibition of sale or sending out of Northern Ireland of horned cattle.N.I.

(1)[F1Any person who is in possession or in charge of any horned cattle (other than cattle having rudimentary or stub horns) which are not either—

(a)on agricultural land (within the meaning of the Agriculture Act (Northern Ireland) 1949); or

(b)being moved from agricultural land owned or occupied by a person to other agricultural land owned or occupied by that person;]

F1shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction—

(a)to a fine not exceeding[F2 level 3 on the standard scale]F2; or

(b)if the offence is committed with respect to more than five animals, to a fine not exceeding[F2 level 1 on the standard scale]F2 for each such animal.

(2)This section shall not apply to cattle born before the passing of this Act.

(3)The Ministry of Agriculture may by order made subject to negative resolution exempt from the provisions of this section cattle of such classes or descriptions as may be specified in the order.

(4)In this section “cattle” means bulls, cows, bullocks, heifers, calves, steers or oxen.


F11984 NI 2

F21984 NI 3

S. 21 rep. by SLR 1976

S. 22 rep. by SLR 1973

23Short title.N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1965.


Schedule rep. by SLR 1973