Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 46
Deseasonalisation Premium (Protection of Payments) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999
3rd February 1999
Coming into operation
24th February 1999
The Department of Agriculture, being a Department designated(1) for the purpose of section 2 (2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the said section 2(2) and every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation, commencement and interpretation
1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Deseasonalisation Premium (Protection of Payments) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on the 24th February 1999.
(2) The interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of Northern Assembly.
2. In regulation 2(2) of the Deseasonlisation Premium (Protection of Payments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(4) for the definition of “animal” there shall be substituted the following—
““animal” means a castrated male animal of the bovine species which is slaughtered during the period 1st January 1999 to 10th June 1999 (both dates inclusive).”.
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland on
3rd February 1999.
(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
Article 4c of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 805/68 (O.J. No. L148, 28.6.68, p. 24) (O.J./S.E. 1968 (1) p. 187) (inserted by Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2066/92 (O.J. No. L 215, 30.7.92, p. 49)) as amended provides for the payment of beef and veal producers of a deseasonalisation premium. Detailed rules for the administration of the premium are laid down in Articles 1, 19 to 22, 42 to 45 and 54 to 61 of the Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3886/92 (O.J. No. L 391, 21.12.92, p. 20) as amended.
The Deseasonalisation Premium (Protection of Payments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (“the principal Regulations”) supplement the relevant provisions of the Council and Commission Regulations.
These Regulations amend the principal Regulations to provide for a change in the definition of “animal” in the principal Regulations.
Section 2 of 1972 c. 68 is to be read with S.I. 1994/2795 (N.I. 15)
1954 c. 33 (N.I.)
S.R. 1996 No. 605 as amended by S.R. 1997 No. 521 and S.R. 1998 No. 447