Beet Sugar (Subsidy) Act, 1925


Price of Beet.

Description of Beet.

Price per ton.

Beets grown in the years 1926, 1927, and 1928.

50/- for one year's contract; 54/- for three years contract.

For the purposes of this Schedule—

(1) The price means the price payable as in respect of beets properly topped and washed, delivered to the factory and having a sugar content of fifteen and one-half per cent.

(2) Where the sugar content of any beets is greater or less than fifteen and one-half per cent. there shall be made an addition to or deduction from the price at the rate of threepence in respect of each 0.1 per cent. above or below fifteen and one-half as the case may be.

(3) The sugar content of beets shall be ascertained by means of the cold water digestion method.