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The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Scope

  4. 3.Establishment of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

  5. 4.Constitution etc. of the Board

  6. 5.Acting through subsidiaries

  7. 6.Levies

  8. 7.Estimates

  9. 8.Charges for services

  10. 9.Reserve funds etc.

  11. 10.Incidental Powers

  12. 11.Ballots

  13. 12.Who can vote

  14. 13.Report and accounts

  15. 14.Provision of information by the Board

  16. 15.Provision of information to the Board

  17. 16.Penalties and proceedings

  18. 17.Dissolution of existing bodies

  19. 18.Repeals, etc.

  20. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Functions of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

      1. 1.Promoting or undertaking scientific research.

      2. 2.(1) Promoting or undertaking inquiry— (a) as to materials and...

      3. 3.Promoting the production and marketing of standard products.

      4. 4.Promoting the better definition of trade descriptions and consistency in...

      5. 5.Developing, promoting, marketing or operating— (a) standards relating to the...

      6. 6.Developing, reviewing or operating schemes for the certification of products...

      7. 7.Undertaking the certification of products, the registration of certification trade...

      8. 8.Providing or promoting the provision of— (a) training for persons...

      9. 9.(1) Promoting— (a) the adoption of measures for securing safer...

      10. 10.Promoting or undertaking research for improving arrangements for marketing and...

      11. 11.Promoting or undertaking research into matters relating to the consumption...

      12. 12.Promoting arrangements— (a) for co-operative organisations, (b) for supplying materials...

      13. 13.Promoting the development of export trade, including promoting or undertaking...

      14. 14.Promoting or undertaking arrangements for better acquainting the public in...

      15. 15.Promoting or undertaking the collection and formulation of statistics.

      16. 16.Advising on any matters relating to the industry (other than...

      17. 17.Undertaking arrangements for making available information obtained, and for advising,...

      18. 18.Engaging in any form of collaboration or co-operation with other...

      19. 19.Promoting or undertaking research into the incidence, prevention and cure...

      20. 20.Promoting or undertaking arrangements for encouraging the entry of persons...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Constitution and proceedings of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

      1. 1.Procedure

      2. 2.Members' terms of office and removal from office

      3. 3.Voting etc.

      4. 4.Remuneration and allowances

      5. 5.Employees

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Levies

      1. PART 1 Introduction

        1. 1.Subsidiary companies

        2. 2.Partnerships

      2. PART 2 Cattle, sheep and pigs

        1. 3.Levy on cattle, sheep and pigs

        2. 4.Exceptions

        3. 5.Returns by a slaughterhouse occupier

        4. 6.Payment of the levy by slaughterhouse occupiers

        5. 7.Returns and payment of the levy by exporters

        6. 8.Enforcement

      3. PART 3 Cereal and oilseed

        1. 9.Levy on cereal and oilseed payable by buyers

        2. 10.Levy on cereal payable by a processor

        3. 11.Maximum rate of levy

        4. 12.Returns

        5. 13.Weekly returns

      4. PART 4 Horticulture

        1. 14.Levy on horticultural products

        2. 15.Levy on mushroom spawn

        3. 16.Returns

        4. 17.Information notices

        5. 18.Maximum levy for horticultural products

        6. 19.Maximum levy for mushrooms

        7. 20.Payment

      5. PART 5 Milk

        1. 21.Levies on milk

        2. 22.Payment of the levy

      6. PART 6 Potatoes

        1. 23.Levy on potato growers

        2. 24.Levy on buyers of potatoes

        3. 25.Returns by growers

        4. 26.Returns by buyers

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Provisions relating to the transfer

      1. 1.Transfer of undertakings

      2. 2.Transfer or property, rights and undertakings

      3. 3.Existing agreements

      4. 4.Use of surplus

      5. 5.Pension schemes

      6. 6.Contracts of employment

      7. 7.Objection to transfer

      8. 8.Collective agreements

      9. 9.Legal proceedings and the payment of levy

      10. 10.Prosecutions

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Consequential amendments, transitional provisions, repeals and revocations

      1. 1.Consequential amendments

      2. 2.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      3. 3.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      4. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 5.In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...

      6. 6.Transitional rates of levy on cereal

      7. 7.Repeals and revocations

      8. 8.The following are revoked to the extent specified. Instrument revoked...

  21. Explanatory Note

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