AGRICULTURE (DELEGATION OF PEST CONTROL FUNCTIONS TO COUNTY AGRICULTURAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES) REGULATIONS, 1948.

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CitationSI 1948/1069

1948 No. 1069

AGRICULTURE

THE AGRICULTURE (DELEGATION OF PEST CONTROL FUNCTIONS TO COUNTY AGRICULTURAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES) REGULATIONS, 1948.

20thMay 1948

25thMay 1948

1stJune 1948

10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 48.

In pursuance of section seventy-two of the Agriculture Act, 1947, (hereinafter called "the Act") and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries (hereinafter called "the Minister") hereby makes the following Regulations:—

1. The functions of the Minister specified in the Schedule hereto shall, as from the date when these Regulations come into operation, be exercisable by a County Agricultural Executive Committee in accordance with the provisions of section seventy-one of the Act.

2. The functions exercisable by a County Agricultural Executive Committee in accordance with the said provisions shall include such other powers or duties of the Minister arising under the Act or under any other enactment as may be necessary or incidental to the exercise of the functions specified in the Schedule hereto.

3. Nothing in the preceding Regulations shall be construed as limiting, qualifying or derogating from the right or power of the Minister to exercise any of his functions specified in the Schedule hereto, or any other of his functions, at any time while these Regulations are in force.

52 & 53 Vict. c. 63.

4.—(1) The Interpretation Act, 1889, shall apply to the interpretation of these Regulations as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

(2) These Regulations may be cited as the Agriculture (Delegation of Pest Control Functions to County Agricultural Executive Committees) Regulations, 1948, and shall come into operation on the 1st day of June, 1948.

In witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries is hereunto affixed this 20th day of May, nineteen hundred and forty-eight.

T. Williams.

(L.S.)

SCHEDULE

 Function of the Minister. Relevant enactment
                Service of notices for the prevention of damage by Section 98 (1) and (4) of
                 pests in relation to animals to which the section the Act
                 applies and the following birds, namely: wood-
                 pigeons, rooks, jackdaws and pheasants
                Service of notices for the prevention of escape of Section 99 of the Act
                 captive animals
                Entering and taking steps to secure compliance Section 100 (2) of the
                 with a requirement, and recovery of cost. Act.
                Giving directions authorising the keeping of Section 100 (3) of the
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