Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Act, 1935

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Number 21 of 1935.


DAIRY PRODUCE (PRICE STABILISATION) ACT, 1935.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Definition of milk products.

4.

Regulations.

5.

Partial continuance of the Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Act, 1932.

Part II.

Registration of Sellers of Non-Creamery Butter.

6.

Registers of certain butter vendors.

7.

Applications for registration.

8.

Duration and renewal of registration.

9.

Fees on applications for registration or renewal of registration.

10.

Certificate of registration.

11.

Prohibition of unregistered businesses.

12.

Alteration and cancellation of registration.

13.

Evidence of contents of registers.

14.

Publication of contents of registers, etc.

15.

Inspection of registered premises.

16.

Exemption licences.

Part III.

Levies on Butter and Milk Products.

17.

Imposition of a levy on certain substances.

18.

Rates of levy on certain substances.

19.

Suspension of levy on particular substances.

20.

Special provisions for the Kerry cattle Area.

21.

Recovery of amount of a levy.

22.

Returns of dealings in substances liable to a levy.

23.

Determination of disputes.

PART IV.

Levy on Imported Butter and Restriction on the Importation of Butter.

24.

Prohibition of import of butter.

25.

Imposition of a levy on imported butter.

26.

Rate of levy on imported butter.

27.

Suspension of levy on imported butter.

PART V.

Restriction on the Importation of Milk and Milk Products.

28.

Definition of dairy produce.

29.

Prohibition of importation of dairy produce.

30.

Licences to import dairy produce.

PART VI.

Restriction on the Exportation of Butter and Milk Products.

31.

Prohibition of exportation of butter and milk products.

32.

Licences to export butter and milk products.

PART VII.

Bounties on Exported Butter and Milk Products.

33.

Payment of bounties on exported butter and milk products.

34.

Rates of bounty on butter and milk products.

35.

Suspension of bounty on particular substances.

36.

Applications for payment of bounty.

PART VIII.

Control of the Price of Butter.

37.

Definition of “price”.

38.

Maximum price for butter sold wholesale.

39.

Minimum price for butter.

40.

Amendment of pending contracts.

PART IX.

Financial Provisions.

41.

The dairy produce (price stabilisation) fund.

42.

Accounts of the dairy produce (price stabilisation) fund.

43.

Expenses.

PART X.

Miscellaneous Provisions.

44.

Penalty for false statements.

45.

Records to be kept by manufacturers, etc.

46.

Returns by manufacturers, etc.

47.

Cancellation of registration of premises on conviction or failure to pay levy, etc.

48.

Publication of information.

49.

Classification in relation to a central marketing organisation.

50.

Prosecution of offences.


FIRST SCHEDULE.

Rates of bounty on butter and on milk products

SECOND SCHEDULE.

Minimum prices of creamery butter


Acts Referred to

Dairy Produce Act, 1924

No. 58 of 1924

Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Act, 1932

No. 10 of 1932

Live Stock Breeding Act, 1925

No. 3 of 1925

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Number 21 of 1935.


DAIRY PRODUCE (PRICE STABILISATION) ACT, 1935.


AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE STABILISATION OF THE PRICE OF BUTTER AND OTHER MILK PRODUCTS, AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE CONTROL OF THE DISTRIBUTION, SALE, IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION OF BUTTER AND OTHER MILK PRODUCTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF LEVIES AND THE PAYMENT OF BOUNTIES ON BUTTER AND OTHER MILK PRODUCTS, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [13th June, 1935.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—