1995 No. 254
The Dairy Produce Quotas (Amendment) Regulations 1995
31st January 1995
Laid before Parliament
7th February 1995
Coming into force
28th February 1995
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State, being Ministers designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 2(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:—
Title and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Dairy Produce Quotas (Amendment) Regulations 1995 and shall come into force on 28th February 1995.
Amendment of the Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 1994
2. The Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 1994(3) shall be amended in accordance with regulation 3 below.
3. In regulation 6 (adjustment of purchaser quota)—
(a) in paragraph (2), for the words “Subject to paragraph (2A) below,” there shall be substituted the words “Subject to paragraphs (2A) and (2B) below,”;
(b) after paragraph (2A), there shall be inserted the following paragraph—
“(2B)In the case of a transaction which takes place on 1st March 1995 to which the second subparagraph of Article 2(2) of the Council Regulation applies, the requirements of the Intervention Board upon a purchaser in Northern Ireland whose purchaser quota has been increased by virtue of such a transaction (other than as a result of a temporary transfer of quota under regulation 15) specified in paragraph (6A) below shall have effect in place of those specified in paragraph (2) above.”;
(c) after paragraph (6) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—
“(6A)The requirements of the Intervention Board specified in this paragraph, to which paragraph (2B) above refers, are that the purchaser shall submit to the Intervention Board no later than 8th March 1995, in a form prescribed for this purpose by the Intervention Board, such details of each producer registered with that purchaser on 1st March 1995 as the Intervention Board reasonably may require.”;
(d) after paragraph (9), there shall be inserted the following paragraphs—
“(10)Any purchaser in Northern Ireland who purchases milk on 1st March 1995, other than a purchaser to whom paragraph (2B) above applies, shall submit to the Intervention Board the details required to be submitted by virtue of paragraph (6A) above as if a transaction specified in paragraph (2B) above, affecting that purchaser, had taken place.
(11)A purchaser who submits to the Intervention Board details pursuant to paragraph (6A) or (10) above shall submit such further information relating to those details as the Intervention Board reasonably may require, within 10 working days of receipt by that purchaser of the request to provide that further information.
(12)By 28th March 1995 each body corporate in Northern Ireland which ceases to be a purchaser on 28th February 1995 shall submit to the Intervention Board in a form prescribed by it for that purpose, such details of deliveries made to that body corporate as purchaser from 1st April 1994 to 28th February 1995 inclusive, adjusted in accordance with Article 2(2) of the Commission Regulation, as the Intervention Board reasonably may require.”.
Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
30th January 1995
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scottish Office
31st January 1995
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 1994 ( “the principal Regulations”) as a consequence of the reorganisation of the arrangements in relation to the marketing of milk in Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Agriculture (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 (S.I. 1993/2665 (N.I. 10)).
The Regulations amend regulation 6 of the principal Regulations to require all purchasers (as defined in the principal Regulations) in Northern Ireland who purchase milk on 1st March 1995 to submit details to the Intervention Board of each producer registered with them on that date by 8th March 1995 (regulation 3).
The Regulations also require bodies corporate in Northern Ireland who cease to act as purchasers on 28th February 1995 to submit to the Intervention Board details of deliveries of milk made to them from 1st April 1994 to 28th February 1995.
1972 c. 68.
S.I. 1994/672, as amended by S.I. 1994/2448 and S.I. 1994/2919.