Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Act, 1935

Rates of levy on certain substances.

18.—(1) The Minister may from time to time by order make regulations prescribing the rates of levy under this Part of this Act on creamery butter, non-creamery butter, and milk products respectively, and may at any time by order revoke or amend any such order.

(2) The Minister may by regulations made under this section do all or any of the following things, that is to say:—

(a) prescribe different rates of levy on different substances and on different classes (defined in such manner as the Minister shall think proper) of any particular substance;

(b) prescribe different methods of calculating the levy in respect of different substances;

(c) prescribe the date on which any particular rate of levy shall come into force.

(3) The rates at which the levy under this Part of this Act on butter shall be payable in respect of the month of April, 1935, and every subsequent levy month commencing before regulations under this section fixing rates of levy on butter have come into operation shall be as follows, that is to say, on creamery butter thirty-nine shillings per cwt., and on non-creamery butter thirty-nine shillings per cwt.