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14 2004

An Bord Bia (Amendment) Act 2004

PART 4

Amendment of Registration of Potato Growers and Potato Packers Act 1984

Commencement (Part 4).

23. —This Part comes into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.

Amendment of Registration of Potato Growers and Potato Packers Act 1984.

24. The Registration of Potato Growers and Potato Packers Act 1984 is amended—

(a) in section 2 by—

(i) inserting after subsection (5)(b) the following:

“(c) The Minister may cause an entry in the Register to be deleted if he is satisfied, as respects that entry, that—

(i) the registered grower of potatoes concerned is no longer a grower of potatoes for sale, or

(ii) the registered packer of potatoes concerned is no longer a packer of potatoes for sale.”,

and

(ii) inserting after subsection (5) the following:

“(5A) The Register shall be available for inspection by any person at such times and in such manner as may be determined by the Minister.”,

and

(b) by substituting for section 3 the following:

“3.—(1) A person who grows potatoes shall not sell such potatoes unless he or she is a registered grower.

(2) A person shall not sell potatoes in a package unless—

(a) such potatoes have been grown by a registered grower and packed by a registered packer, and

(b) the package bears the registration number of—

(i) the registered grower, and

(ii) the registered packer.

(3) A person who fails to comply with subsection (1) or (2) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.”.