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Dairy Produce Marketing Act, 1961

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Number 1 of 1961.


DAIRY PRODUCE MARKETING ACT, 1961.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment day.

4.

Establishment and general duty of the Board.

5.

Functions of Board.

6.

Assignment of additional functions to the Board.

7.

Nomination year and nomination day.

8.

Constitution of the Board.

9.

Nomination of three persons as members of the Board by certain co-operative societies.

10.

Nomination of person as member of the Board by suppliers of milk to creameries owned by University College, Cork, the Dairy Disposal Company, Limited, or its associated companies.

11.

Restriction in relation to consents to nomination or proposal for nomination.

12.

Provisions in relation to ballots under sections 9 and 10.

13.

Chairman of the Board.

14.

Term of office of members of the Board.

15.

Resignation and disqualification of members of the Board.

16.

Eligibility of outgoing members.

17.

Removal of certain members of the Board.

18.

Casual vacancy among members of the Board.

19.

Remuneration and expenses of members of the Board.

20.

Disclosure by members of the Board of interest in proposed contract.

21.

Disqualification of member of either House of Oireachtas for membership of the Board.

22.

Meetings and procedure of the Board.

23.

Seal of the Board.

24.

Contracts and instruments not under seal.

25.

Staff of the Board.

26.

Chief officer of the Board.

27.

Superannuation of officers and servants of the Board.

28.

Performance of functions of the Board.

29.

The Dairy Produce Fund.

30.

Power of the Board to borrow.

31.

Guarantee of loans.

32.

Grants to the Board.

33.

Offices and premises.

34.

Carriage, handling, storage and packaging, of milk and milk products by the Board.

35.

Regional advisory committees.

36.

Milk levy.

37.

Butter levy.

38.

Butter stocks levy.

39.

Recovery of levies.

40.

Returns.

41.

Inspection of records.

42.

Non-disclosure of information by the Board.

43.

Contribution by the Board towards cost of cold storage of butter by creameries.

44.

Obligation of the Board to purchase butter from creameries.

45.

Sales of butter in the State by the Board to be at price fixed by the Government.

46.

Transfer to the Board of moneys in dairy produce (price stabilisation) fund.

47.

Annual report.

48.

Accounts and audits.

49.

Furnishing of information to the Minister.

50.

Dissolution of the Butter Marketing Committee.

51.

Preservation of contracts of service entered into by the Committee.

52.

Transfer of property of the Committee to the Board.

53.

Transfer of liabilities of the Committee to the Board.

54.

Preservation of continuing contracts of the Committee.

55.

Continuance of pending legal proceedings to which the Committee is a party.

56.

Exemption from stamp duty.

57.

Prohibition of export and import of milk and milk products.

58.

Amendment of Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) (Amendment) Act, 1938.

59.

Amendment of Dairy Produce (Amendment) Act, 1941.

60.

Prosecution of offences.

61.

Offences in relation to bodies corporate and unincorporated bodies.

62.

Fees on licences.

63.

Laying of orders and regulations before Houses of the Oireachtas.

64.

Expenses.

65.

Short title.


Acts Referred to

Dairy Produce Act, 1924

1924, No. 58.

Creamery Act, 1928

1928, No. 26.

Local Government Act, 1941

1941, No. 23.

Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) (Amendment) Act, 1938

1938, No. 30.

Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Act, 1935

1935, No, 21.

Conveyancing Act, 1881

1881, c. 41.

Finance Act, 1895

1896, c. 16.

Dairy Produce (Amendment) Act, 1941

1941, No. 10.

Public Offices Fees Act, 1879

1879, c. 58.

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Number 1 of 1961.


DAIRY PRODUCE MARKETING ACT, 1961.


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE MARKETING OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS AND THE IMPROVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF SUCH MARKETING, FOR THOSE PURPOSES TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BOARD TO BE CALLED AN BORD BAINNE AND TO DEFINE ITS FUNCTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF LEVIES ON MILK AND BUTTER TO AN BORD BAINNE, TO AMEND THE DAIRY PRODUCE (PRICE STABILISATION) ACTS, 1935 TO 1956, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [16th January, 1961.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—