Agricultural Produce (Cereals) (Amendment) Act, 1958


1.—(1) In this Act, save where the context otherwise requires—

“the Act of 1933” means the Agricultural Produce (Cereals) Act, 1933 ;

“the Act of 1956” means the Agricultural Produce (Cereals) (Amendment) Act, 1956 ;

“the Acts” means the Agricultural Produce (Cereals) Acts, 1933 to 1956;

“the Board” means An Bord Gráin established by this Act;

“functions”, in relation to the Board, includes powers and duties and references to the fulfilment of functions include references to the exercise of powers and the performance of duties;

“the Fund” means the Grain Fund established by section 5 of this Act;

“licensed miller” means a person who holds a milling licence granted under section 21 of the Act of 1933;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Agriculture;

“purchaser”, in relation to wheat, means a person (other than a person who purchases wheat as seed for sowing on land being cultivated by him) who, by virtue of an order under section 2 of the Act of 1956, is authorised to purchase wheat from the grower thereof during the sale season appointed by that order in relation to that wheat;

“wheat” means home-grown millable wheat;

“wheat levy” means the levy deducted by purchasers under section 2 of this Act from the price of wheat purchased from growers.

(2) References in this Act to the grower of wheat shall, in case such wheat has been purchased before being harvested, be construed as references to the purchaser thereof.

(3) The Acts and this Act shall be construed together as one Act.