Molasses Order, 1949

Publication Date:January 01, 1949
 
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1949No. 1001

SUPPLIES AND SERVICES

(31) MOLASSES

The Molasses Order, 1949

24thMay1949

25thMay1949

1stJune1949

The Board of Trade in pursuance of the powers conferred upon them by Regulations 55 and 55AB of the Defence (General) Regulations, 1939, as having effect by virtue of the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945(a), as extended by the Supplies and Services (Extended Purposes) Act, 1947(b), hereby order as follows:—

1.—(1) No person shall acquire, treat, use or consume:—

(i) any molasses other than food-for-stock molasses; or

(ii) any food-for-stock molasses in quantities exceeding in the aggregate 6 tons in any period of 6 calendar months.

(2) No person shall supply, otherwise than to a person authorised by virtue of a licence granted by the Board of Trade to acquire the same from him:—

(i) any molasses other than food-for-stock molasses; or

(ii) any food-for-stock molasses in quantities exceeding in the aggregate 6 tons in any period of six calendar months.

(3) Nothing in this Article shall prohibit the doing of anything under the authority of a licence granted by the Board of Trade hereunder and in accordance with any conditions attached thereto.

2.—(1) No person shall sell any molasses at a price exceeding the appropriate maximum price computed in accordance with the provisions of the Schedule hereto.

(2) Nothing in this Article shall apply to the sale of any molasses on terms that such molasses is to be delivered for use or consumption to a place situate outside the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man.

3. Nothing in this Order shall restrict or prohibit the supply to or acquisition from a Government Department of any molasses.

4. In this Order—

"food-for-stock molasses" means molasses in respect of which, under the provisions of subsections (2) and (3) of Section 4 of the Finance Act, 1928(c), and Parts IIB and III of the Second Schedule thereto, allowance shall be made, and molasses which under those provisions is not liable to duty;

"supply" includes supply in pursuance of a contract of sale, work, labour and materials, sale on approval, hire, hire purchase, loan, barter or a contract of any other description and supply as a gift; and "acquire" has a corresponding meaning.

(a) 9 & 10 Geo. 6. c. 10; and S.R. & O. 1945 (Nos. 1611 and 1618) II, pp. 39 and 48.

(b) 10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 55.

(c) 18 & 19 Geo. 5. c. 17.

5. The Molasses and Industrial Alcohol Order, 1946(a), the Molasses and Industrial Alcohol (Amendment) Order, 1948(b), the Molasses and Industrial Alcohol (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 1948(c), and the Molasses and Industrial Alcohol (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 1949(d), are hereby revoked.

6. This Order may be cited as the Molasses Order, 1949, and shall come into operation on the 1st day of June, 1949.

Arthur G. Bottomley, Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade.

Dated this 24th day of May, 1949.

SCHEDULE

1. In this Schedule—

(a) "sugar content" means sugar content calculated as invert by the Lane & Eynon method without clarification;

(b) "gross weight" means the weight of the material plus the weight of the containers (if any) in which the material is sold.

2. The maximum price of Molasses described in this Schedule shall...

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