Dairy Produce (Price Stabilisation) Act, 1935

Maximum price for butter sold wholesale.

38.—(1) The Minister may, from time to time whenever he thinks it expedient so to do, by order fix the maximum price at which any specified class (defined in such manner as the Minister shall think proper) of butter may be sold wholesale on or after a specified date by the manufacturer thereof.

(2) The Minister may at any time by order revoke or amend any order previously made by him under this section, including an order made under this sub-section.

(3) Whenever an order under this section fixing the maximum price of any particular class of butter is in force, it shall not be lawful for any manufacturer of butter to sell wholesale any butter of the said class at a price greater than the maximum price which is in force under such order on the date on which such butter is delivered to the purchaser in pursuance of such sale.

(4) Every person who sells any butter in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds.