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43 1936



Preliminary and General.

Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Milk (Regulation of Supply and Price) Act, 1936.


2.— (1) In this Act—

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

the word “milk” means whole milk, other than whole milk used in the manufacture of condensed milk or dried milk;

the word “inspector” means a person authorised in writing by a board established under Part II of this Act to exercise the power conferred on an inspector;

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

(2) For the purposes of this Act—

(a) milk dealt with at premises registered in any of the registers kept under the Dairy Produce Act, 1924 (No. 58 of 1924) or at premises in respect of which a licence is granted under section 13 or section 14 of the Creamery Act, 1928 (No. 26 of 1928), shall be deemed to have been produced at such premises, and

(b) the owner of such premises shall be deemed to be the producer of any milk dealt with thereat,

(c) where any milk is sold or purchased such milk shall be deemed to have been sold at the place where the purchaser carries on business.


3. —Every order made under this Act shall be laid before Dáil Eireann as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling such order is passed by Dáil Eireann within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which Dáil Eireann has sat after such order is so laid before it, such order shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such order.


4. —The Minister may by order make regulations in relation to any matter or thing referred to in this Act as prescribed.


5. —All expenses incurred by the Minister under this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.