S.I. No. 188/1970 - Carriage of Wheat Order, 1970.

S.I. No. 188 of 1970.


I, BRIAN LENIHAN, Minister for Transport and Power, in exercise of the power conferred on me by subsection (3) of section 2 of the Transport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1955 (No. 21 of 1955), as amended by subsection (1) of section 23 of the Agricultural Produce (Cereals) (Amendment) Act, 1958 (No. 24 of 1958), and the Transport, Fuel and Power (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1959 ( S.I. No. 125 of 1959 ), hereby order as follows:—

1. This Order may be cited as the Carriage of Wheat Order, 1970.

2. During the period commencing on the 19th day of August, 1970, and ending on the 31st day of August, 1971, section 9 of the Road Transport Act, 1933 (No. 8 of 1933) (which restricts the carriage of merchandise by unlicensed persons) shall not apply to the carriage of wheat by a person authorised under the Wheat Order, 1970 ( S.I. No. 176 of 1970 ), to act as the agent of the licensee of a mill licensed under section 21 of the Agriculture Produce (Cereals) Act, 1933 (No. 7 of 1933), where the wheat was purchased by the agent for the licensee or for An Bord Gráin and is carried in a vehicle owned by the agent.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 18th day of August, 1970.


Minister for Transport and Power.


The effect of the Instrument is that persons authorised to act as agents of licensed mills during the period 19th August, 1970, to 31st August, 1971, may use their own vehicles for the transport of wheat purchased by them for licensed mills during that period, although not licensed under the Road Transport Act, 1933 , for the purpose, and may also carry in their own vehicles wheat purchased for An Bord Gráin.