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Poultry Improvement Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Poultry improvement schemes

    1. 1.Poultry improvement schemes.

    2. Regulation of the hatching and rearing of poultry

      1. 2.Restriction on operation of hatcheries, etc., without licence.

      2. 3.Poultry stock licences.

      3. 4.Conditions of poultry stock licences.

      4. 5.Standards for premises, etc.

      5. 6.Register of premises.

      6. 7.Inspection.

    3. Testing of poultry

      1. 8.Poultry testing schemes.

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 9.Restriction on sale of chicks.

      2. 10.Offences.

      3. 11.Defence of act of third party mistake, accident, etc.

      4. 12.General provisions with respect to schemes and regulations.

      5. 13.General financial provision.

      6. 14.Interpretation.

      7. 15.Repeal and transitional provisions.

      8. 16.Short title.



      1. Issue of licences

        1. 1.An application for a licence shall be in such form...

        2. 2.(1) An applicant for a licence with respect to premises...

        3. 3.The Ministry may refuse to issue a licence— to an...

        4. Duration of licences

          1. 4.A licence shall, unless suspended under paragraph 6 or revoked...

        5. Amendment of conditions

          1. 5.The Ministry may amend any conditions specified in a licence...

        6. Suspension

          1. 6.(1) The Ministry may suspend a licence where, following an...

        7. Revocation of, and refusal to renew, licences

          1. 7.The Ministry may revoke or refuse to renew a licence—...

          2. 8.(1) Where the Ministry proposes to revoke or to refuse...

        8. Notice of refusal or revocation

          1. 9.Where the Ministry refuses to issue a licence or revokes...

        9. Reference of disputes

          1. 10.(1) A person whose application for a licence has been...

          2. 11.(1) A referee acting under this Schedule may by notice...

          3. 12.The parties to the reference may appear—

          4. 13.(1) The following provisions shall have effect with respect to...

          5. 14.(1) A referee acting under this Schedule may make orders...

        10. Death of licence-holder

          1. 15.(1) Where a person who holds a licence dies, the...

        11. Other provisions

          1. 16.The Ministry shall, on the payment of a fee of...

          2. 17.When a licence is suspended or revoked, the holder shall,...

          3. 18.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), in this Schedule “licence” means...

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