S.I. No. 78/1960 - Levy (Butter Stocks) (No. 2) Order, 1960.

S.I. No. 78 of 1960.


I, PATRICK SMITH, Minister for Agriculture, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 4 of the Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) (Amendment) Act, 1941 (No. 9 of 1941), hereby order as follows :

1. This Order may be cited as the Levy (Butter Stocks) (No. 2) Order, 1960.

2. In this Order " registered proprietor " and " butter trader " have the meanings respectively assigned to them by sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) (Amendment) Act, 1941 (No. 9 of 1941).

3. The 13th day of April, 1960, is hereby appointed to be the appointed date for the purposes of this Order.

4. There shall be paid to the Minister for Agriculture by every registered proprietor and every butter trader who holds or on whose behalf there is held anywhere on the appointed date not less than three hundredweight of creamery butter (not being creamery butter intended for export and subsequently exported) a levy on such butter at the rate of 28s. 0d. per cwt.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 12th day of April, 1960.


Minister for Agriculture.


This Order imposes a levy of 28s. 0d. per cwt. on stocks of creamery butter held on 13th April, 1960 by proprietors of premises registered in either the register of butter factories or the register of non-manufacturing exporters kept under the Dairy Produce Act, 1924 , and by persons who carry on the business of selling butter by wholesale or retail.