Executive Powers (Agricultural Economics and Marketing) Transfer Proclamation, 1977 (Proclamation AG18 of 1977)

Official Gazette no. 3681
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Executive Powers (Agricultural Economics and Marketing) Transfer Proclamation, 1977

Proclamation AG18 of 1977

  • Published in Official Gazette no. 3681 on 20 December 1977
  • Assented to on 7 December 1977
  • Commenced on 20 December 1977
  • [Up to date as at 6 November 2020]
  1. [Amended by Karakul Scheme Amendment Proclamation, 1978 (Proclamation AG41 of 1978) on 1 July 1978]
PROCLAMATIONof the ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL FOR THE TERRITORY OF SOUTH WEST AFRICATRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATION OF DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND MARKETING TO THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL
Under the powers vested in me by Proclamation 181 of 19 August 1977, I hereby make the laws set out in the Schedule.M. T. STEYNAdministrator-GeneralWindhoek, 9 December 1977

Schedule

1. Definition

(1)In this Proclamation “General Proclamation” means the Executive Powers Transfer (General Provisions) Proclamation, 1977 (Proclamation No. AG. 7 of 1977).
(2)A reference in this Proclamation to any particular law, shall be construed as including a reference to a regulation, rule or other enactment made under or relating to that law.

2. Transfer of administration of Department of Agricultural Economics and Marketing

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law but subject to the provisions of this Proclamation and the General Proclamation, the administration of the affairs of the territory in relation to any matter which at the commencement of this Proclamation is administered by the Minister of Agriculture in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Marketing of the Republic, shall be carried on by the Administrator-General.

3. Application of laws

(1)The provisions of subsection (1) of section 3 of the General Proclamation shall, without detracting from the provisions of subsection (2) of that section, not apply to -(a)the reference to the Republic in section 13 of the Dairy Industry Act, 1961 (Act 30 of 1961);(b)those provisions of the Marketing Act, 1968 (Act 59 of 1968), that relate to the Wool Scheme published under the Marketing Act, 1968, by Proclamation R. 155 of 1972.[paragraph (b) amended by AG 41 of 1978]
(2)Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3(2)(b) of the General Proclamation, the reference to the Minister of Agriculture in sections 3(1)(c) and (e) and 46(j) and (l) of the Abattoir Industry Act, 1976 (Act 54 of 1976), and in those provisions that relate to the control of the powers, functions and duties of the National Marketing Council and the Agricultural Reference Board, shall be construed as a reference to the Administrator-General.

4. Short title

This Proclamation shall be called the Executive Powers (Agricultural Economics and Marketing) Transfer Proclamation, 1977.