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Marketing of Agricultural Products Act, No. 47 of 1996

Long title

To authorise the establishment and enforcement of regulatory measures to intervene in the marketing of agricultural products, including the introduction of levies on agricultural products; to establish a National Agricultural Marketing Council; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Intervention in marketing of agricultural products
3. Establishment of National Agricultural Marketing Council
4. Constitution of Council
5. Meetings and recommendations of Council
6. Vacation of office by member of Council
7. Committees of Council
8. Personnel of Council and conditions of service [...was entitled “Personnel and finances of Council”]
8A. Financing of Council [...inserted by Act 1997_059_004]
9. Functions of Council
10. Request for establishment, continuation, amendment or repeal of statutory measure
11. Consideration of request
12. Recommendations to Council by provincial government
13. Establishment, amendment or revocation of statutory measure
14. Implementation of statutory measures
15. Introduction of levies
16. Control of exports of agricultural products
17. Conducting of pools
18. Records and returns
19. Registration
20. Register of directly affected groups
21. Inspectors
22. Prohibition of import and export of agricultural product 
23. Transparency and confidentiality
24. Offences and penalties
25. Delegation of powers
26. Regulation of assets, liabilities and contractual rights and obligations of control boards
27. Repeal of Acts, and savings
28. Short title
Sch. SCHEDULE. ACTS REPEALED (SECTION 27(1)) [s27]

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