Diseases of Animals Act, 1945

Payments from General Cattle Diseases Fund to Exchequer.

9.—(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Principal Act, the Minister may pay from the General Cattle Diseases Fund into or for the benefit of the Exchequer, at such time and in such manner as the Minister for Finance may direct, any sum paid into that Fund as a result of a prosecution under the Principal Act for an offence to which this section applies.

(2) This section applies to an offence related to foot and mouth disease which—

(a) was committed after the 20th day of January, 1941, and before the passing of this Act, or

(b) is committed after the passing of this Act.