Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Amendment Act 1931

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1931 c. 40


Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Amendment Act, 1931

(21 & 22 Geo. 5.) CHAPTER 40.

An Act to amend the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1928.

[31st July 1931]

B E it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Application of the principal Act to fishery produce.

1 Application of the principal Act to fishery produce.

(1) The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1928 (in this Act referred to as ‘the principal Act’) shall apply to fishery produce as it applies to agricultural produce and accordingly section one of that Act shall have effect as if after the words ‘agricultural produce’ wherever those words occur there were therein inserted the words ‘or fishery produce.’

(2) Section eight of the principal Act shall have effect as if for the words ‘references to the Board of Agriculture for Scotland shall be substituted for references to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries’ there were therein substituted the words ‘for references to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries there shall be substituted, as respects agricultural produce, references to the Department of Agriculture for Scotland, and as respects fishery produce, references to the Fishery Board for Scotland.’

S-2 Definition of agricultural and fishery produce.

2 Definition of agricultural and fishery produce.

2. For the definition of ‘agricultural produce’ contained in section seven of the principal Act there shall be substituted the following definition:—

‘Agricultural produce’ and ‘fishery produce’ include respectively all produce of agriculture or horticulture and of the fishing industry, all articles of food or drink wholly or partly manufactured or derived from any such produce as aforesaid, and fleeces and the skins of animals.

S-3 Removal of doubts as to conditions which may be attached under s. 2 \(1) of the principal Act.

3 Removal of doubts as to conditions which may be attached under s. 2 \(1) of the principal Act.

3. For the removal of doubts it is hereby declared that the power of the Minister under subsection (1) of section two of the principal Act to make provision for...

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