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S.I. No. 110/1964 - The Pigs and Bacon Acts, 1935 To 1961 (Pigs and Bacon Commission) Minimum Prices (No. 1) Order, 1964.

S.I. No. 110/1964:

THE PIGS AND BACON ACTS, 1935 TO 1961 (PIGS AND BACON COMMISSION) MINIMUM PRICES (NO. 1) ORDER, 1964.

THE PIGS AND BACON ACTS, 1935 TO 1961 (PIGS AND BACON COMMISSION) MINIMUM PRICES (NO. 1) ORDER, 1964.

WHEREAS sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the Pigs and Bacon (Amendment) Act, 1956 (No. 37 of 1956) provides that the Commission may by Order :—

(a) fix, in respect of carcases of factory-purchased pigs of any grade of any graded class sold while the Order is in force, the minimum price (in terms of a rate per hundredweight) thereof ;

(b) fix, in respect of carcases of factory-purchased pigs of any non-graded class sold while the Order is in force, the minimum price (in terms of a rate per hundredweight) thereof.

AND WHEREAS Section 21 of the Pigs and Bacon (Amendment) Act, 1961 , provides that every Order under the said Section shall not be made without the consent of the Minister for Agriculture.

AND WHEREAS this Order is being made with the consent of the Minister as required by Section 21 of the said Act.

NOW THEREFORE the Pigs and Bacon Commission, in exercise of the powers vested in it under the said Section hereby orders as follows :—

(1) This Order may be cited as The Pigs and Bacon Acts, 1935 to 1961 (Pigs and Bacon Commission) Minimum Prices (No. 1) Order, 1964.

(2) This Order shall come into force on the 11th day of May, 1964, and remain in force until further notice.

(3) The minimum price of every carcase of a factory-purchased pig of the class and grade specified in the Schedule hereto sold during the currency of this Order shall be calculated at the rate per hundredweight specified in the Schedule hereto appropriate to the grade of such carcase.

(4) The Class and Grade of every carcase to which this Order applies shall be ascertained in the manner prescribed in The Pigs and Bacon Acts, 1935 to 1961 (Pigs and Bacon Commission) Grading (No. 3) Order, 1964.

SCHEDULE

Provisions for calculating the minimum price of carcases of factory purchased bacon pigs.

Class and Grade

Rate per Hundredweight

Bacon Pig—Grade "L"

223/- per cwt.

GIVEN under the Seal of the Pigs and Bacon Commission this 30th day of April, 1964.

The Seal of the Commission was affixed in the presence of :

G. M. CLARKE,

An Authorised Member.

JOHN FINAN,

An Authorised Officer.

The foregoing Order was made with the consent of the Minister for Agriculture.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Agriculture this 6th day of May, 1964.

(Signed:) T. McCARTNEY,

  A person authorised by the Minister for Agriculture to authenticate the Official Seal of the Minister.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

This Order fixes the minimum price in respect of carcases of factory-purchased pigs graded "L" purchased by licensed bacon curers from the 11th day of May, 1964, until further notice, at 223/- per cwt.