Bovine Diseases (Levies) (Amendment) Act, 1996

Amendment of section 3 (export of certain animals prohibited) of Principal Act.

2.—Section 3 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) (a) Subject to paragraph (b) of this subsection, the exportation live from the State of an animal shall be prohibited unless, before exportation and subject to such conditions as the Minister may impose, the amount of the levy is paid to the Minister or such security as is, in the opinion of the Minister, adequate for its payment is given to the Minister.

(b) The Minister may, subject to such conditions as the Minister may see fit to impose (including conditions in relation to the giving of security for payment of levy), permit payment of levy to be deferred for such period as the Minister may determine.”.