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MARKETING OF POTATOES ACT 1946 - SECT 26

26 .         Marketing of potatoes, Corporation’s functions as to

        (1)         The Corporation shall establish a marketing system for ware potatoes, comprising marketing pools, an entitlement to participate in which may be allocated by reference to —

            (a)         the tonnage deliverable; or

            (b)         the area licensed; or

            (c)         both,

                according to its terms, as may be determined by the Corporation in respect to the relevant pool period.

        (2)         The Corporation shall, prior to the commencement of each pool period, submit to the Minister a written statement setting out —

            (a)         an estimate by the Corporation of —

                  (i)         the quantity, expressed in tonnes; or

                  (ii)         the area to be licensed,

                required to satisfy the anticipated domestic demand for ware potatoes in that pool period; and

            (b)         the recommendations of the Corporation as to whether any, and what, additional provision, not exceeding 5% of the quantity or area so estimated, should be made so as to ensure that, if the anticipated domestic demand is exceeded, the actual requirement of consumers in the State can be met,

                and the Minister shall, after considering that statement, by directions given under section 20A(1) to the Corporation, establish the quantity of ware potatoes the delivery of which the Corporation is to be required to accept under section 23 as the domestic marketing pool and the Corporation shall then, by public notice, advertise the pool period, the tonnage to be accepted, and any particular specifications relevant to that pool.

        (3)         The Corporation may also establish, and by public notice advertise, marketing pools related to potatoes other than ware potatoes, for —

            (a)         export, generally; or

            (b)         particular export markets; or

            (c)         other purposes,

                and shall specify the specifications relevant to each pool and the relevant pool periods.

        [Section 26 inserted by No. 11 of 1995 s. 40.]

[ 26A.         Deleted by No. 11 of 1995 s. 35.]

[ 26B.         Deleted by No. 11 of 1995 s. 36.]



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