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35 1939

PIGS AND BACON (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1939

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Short title and collective citation.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Pigs and Bacon (Amendment) Act, 1939.

(2) The Pigs and Bacon Acts, 1935 and 1937, and this Act may be cited together as the Pigs and Bacon Acts, 1935 to 1939.

Interpretation.

2. —(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Agriculture;

the expression “the Act of 1935” means the Pigs and Bacon Act, 1935 (No. 24 of 1935);

the expression “the Act of 1937” means the Pigs and Bacon Act, 1937 (No. 23 of 1937);

the expression “the Acts of 1935 and 1937” means the Act of 1935 and the Act of 1937;

the expression “the Bacon Marketing Board” means the Bacon Marketing Board established under Part III of the Act of 1935;

the expression “the Pigs Marketing Board” means the Pigs Marketing Board established under Part IV of the Act of 1935;

the expression “the Commission” means the Pigs and Bacon Commission to be established under this Act;

the expression “authorised officer of the Commission” means a person authorised in writing by the Commission to exercise the powers conferred on an authorised officer of the Commission by this Act;

the expression “the transfer date” means the 1st day of January, 1940;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Commission under this Act.

(2) This Act shall be construed as one with the Acts of 1935 and 1937, and accordingly every word and expression to which a particular meaning is given by the Acts of 1935 and 1937 for the purposes of the Acts of 1935 and 1937 shall, in and for the purposes of this Act, have the meaning so given.

(3) References in this Act to the Act of 1935 shall be construed as references to the Act of 1935 as amended by the Act of 1937.

Repeals.

3. —The enactments mentioned in the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed as on and from the transfer date to the extent mentioned in the third column of the said Schedule.