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The Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994


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Levy on pigs sold for slaughter or exported

7.—(1) In section 5 of the Pig Production Development Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (power to impose levy on pigs sold to, or exported by, persons other than the Pigs Marketing Board), for subsection (1) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(1) For the purpose of enabling the Committee to meet expenses incurred or likely to be incurred by them in connection with the carrying out of their functions under this Act, the Department on the recommendation of the Committee may, by order made subject to negative resolution, impose a levy—

(a)upon every holder of a licence under section 1 of the Slaughter-houses Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 in respect of each pig slaughtered in the slaughter-house to which the licence relates, not being a pig imported into Northern Ireland for immediate slaughter; and

(b)upon every person exporting pigs from Northern Ireland in respect of each pig so exported by him..

(2) In subsection (2) of that section (levy to be of such amount as the Department, on the recommendation of the Northern Ireland Pig Production Development Committee, may by order determine), after the word “Committee” where it first occurs there shall be inserted the words “under section 2(2)”.

(3) In subsection (3)(a) of that section (determination of liability to pay levy), for the words “person, other than the Board, purchasing pigs for slaughter in Northern Ireland or” there shall be substituted the words “holder of a licence under section 1 of the Slaughter-houses Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 and every person”.

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