AGRICULTURAL MARKETING (CONSUMERS' COMMITTEE) REGULATIONS, 1932, Dated AUGUST 26, 1932, Made by the MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES AND THE Secretary of State FOR SCOTLAND UNDER THE POWERS CONFERRED UPON THEM BY SECTION 16 (3) OF THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT, 1931 (21 & 22 GEO. 5. C. 42).

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1932/715

1932 No. 715

AGRICULTURE

(iii) Consumers' Committees

THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING (CONSUMERS' COMMITTEE) REGULATIONS, 1932, DATED AUGUST 26, 1932, MADE BY THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES AND THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR SCOTLAND UNDER THE POWERS CONFERRED UPON THEM BY SECTION 16 (3) OF THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT, 1931 (21 & 22 GEO. 5. C. 42).

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Secretary of State for Scotland in pursuance of the powers conferred on them by subsection (3) of Section 16 of the Agricultural Marketing Act, 1931, hereby make the following Regulations:—

Interpretation.

1.—(1) In these Regulations unless the context otherwise requires:—

"The Act" means the Agricultural Marketing Act, 1931.

"Board" means the board administering the scheme the effect of which is to be considered.

"Committee" means a Consumers' Committee appointed under the Act.

"Complaint" means a complaint made to a Committee as to the effect of a scheme on consumers of the regulated product.

"Minister" means—

in relation to a Consumers' Committee for Great Britain, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Secretary of State for Scotland, acting in conjunction;

in relation to a Consumers' Committee for England, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries;

in relation to a Consumers' Committee for Scotland, the Secretary of State for Scotland.

"Scheme" means a scheme or an amended scheme which is for the time being in force under the Act.

52 & 53 Vict. c. 63.

(2) The Interpretation Act, 1889, applies to the interpretation of these Regulations as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

Meetings and procedure regulated.

2. The meetings and procedure of every Committee shall be regulated in accordance with these Regulations.

Time and place of meetings.

3.—(1) The Chairman of a Committee shall fix the time and place for the first meeting of the Committee, and the Chairman or, in the case of his inability through any cause to act, another member of the Committee designated by the Minister for the purpose, may at any time, upon the receipt of a complaint, fix a meeting of the Committee at such time and place as he may determine.

(2) Subject as aforesaid, the meetings of the Committee shall be held at such times and places as the Committee may determine.

(3) The Secretary of the Committee shall cause at least ten days' clear notice in writing of any meeting of the Committee fixed by him to be given to each member of...

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