Milk (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979

Payment of monthly fees.

3.—(1) A person to whom this Act applies shall, for every month or part of a month during which he is such a person, pay to the Minister a fee, calculated at the rate of one-tenth of one new penny for every gallon of milk produced by him or acquired by him unless he satisfies the Minister that such milk has been acquired by him from another person to whom this Act applies.

(2) The rate of fee specified in subsection (1) of this section may be altered from time to time by regulations made by the Minister.

(3) Every regulation made under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either House in the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under the regulation.