Agriculture (Calf Subsidies) Act 1952

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1952 c. 62


Agriculture (Calf Subsidies) Act, 1952

(15 & 16 Geo. 6 & 1 Eliz. 2) CHAPTER 62

An Act to make provision for the payment of subsidies in respect of calves and for purposes connected therewith.

[30th October 1952]

Be it enacted by the Queen'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 Schemes for calf subsidies,

1 Schemes for calf subsidies,

(1) The appropriate Minister may by a scheme made with the approval of the Treasury (hereinafter referred to as ‘a scheme’) make provision for the payment of subsidies in respect of calves—

(a ) born in the United Kingdom within the period specified in the scheme, and

(b ) certified in accordance with the scheme to be of any such description as may be so specified, and

(c ) falling, at a time specified in the scheme, within such limits of age as may be so specified,

being subsidies at such rates as may be so specified.

(2) A scheme may be a separate scheme for England and Wales or for Scotland or for Northern Ireland, or may be a joint scheme for the whole of the United Kingdom, for England, Wales and Scotland, for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, or for Scotland and Northern Ireland; and in this Act the expression ‘the appropriate Minister’ means—

(a ) in relation to a separate scheme for England and Wales or for Northern Ireland, or a joint scheme for England and Wales and Northern Ireland, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries,

(b ) in relation to any other joint scheme, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Secretary of State acting jointly, and

(c ) in relation to a separate scheme for Scotland, the Secretary of State.

(3) The period specified in a scheme shall be a period beginning with such date, either before or after the commencement of this Act but not earlier than the first day of October, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, as may be so specified and ending with a date not later than three years after the beginning of the period or, if the period begins with a date before the commencement of this Act, not later than three years after the commencement of this Act.

(4) A scheme may make provision—

(a ) as to the person to whom payments may be made under the scheme in respect of any calf,

(b ) for securing that no payment shall be made except subject to such conditions as may be specified in the scheme and in particular (but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions of this paragraph) unless application therefor is made at the time and in the manner specified in the scheme,

(c ) as to the persons by whom and manner in which certification of calves is to be carried out for the purposes of the scheme and, in the case of calves in respect of which...

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