Marketing of Eggs (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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Marketing of Eggs (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

1969 CHAPTER 33

An Act to make further provision with respect to eggs; and for purposes connected with that matter.

[18th December 1969]

Ss.1‐4 rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

5Egg quality schemes.N.I.

(1)The Ministry may, by orders made with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, make schemes for the purpose of improving the quality of eggs.

(2)A scheme under this section may include—

(a)provisions empowering the Ministry to impose on and recover from persons who take part in the scheme such charges (including charges calculated by reference to an amount or quantity produced) for the purpose of meeting costs incurred in connection with the provision of any service or facility under the scheme as may be specified in the scheme;

(b)provision for persons contravening requirements of the scheme to be guilty of an offence against the scheme, and for the imposition of penalties for any such offence not exceeding the penalties provided by section 20(1) of the principal Act for certain offences against that Act.

(3)An order making a scheme under this section shall be subject to affirmative resolution.

6Consultation with affected interests.N.I.

Before making—

Para.(a) rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

(b)an order making a scheme under section 5,

the Ministry shall consult with any persons or bodies who appear to it to be substantially representative of interests concerned.

S.7 rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

S.8 rep. by SLR 1976

9Interpretation, etc.N.I.

(1)In this Act—

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

  • “the Ministry” means the Ministry of Agriculture;

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

  • “the principal Act” means the Marketing of Eggs Act (Northern Ireland) 1957 [1957 c.27] ;

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

Subs.(2) rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

(3)Any expression used in this Act and in the principal Act has the same meaning in this Act as in the principal Act.

Subs.(4) rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/23

10Short title, citation and commencement.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Marketing of Eggs (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1969.

(2)This Act shall be construed as one with the principal Act and this Act and the principal Act may be cited together as the Marketing of Eggs Acts (Northern Ireland) 1957 and 1969.