RUBBER REPLANTING SUBSIDY act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Rubber Replanting Subsidy Fund.

2A. Repealed.

2B. Repealed.

3. Payments into and out of the fund.

4. Administration of the fund.

5. Investment of moneys of the fund.

6. Accounts of the fund.

7. Levy of Cess.

7A. Refund of excess of the cess.

8. Regulations.

9. Winding up of the fund.

10. Rubber Replanting Advisory Board.

10A. Offences.

11. Omitted.

12. Duration of Act.

13. Interpretation.

2 of 1977,

36 of 1953,

1 of 1955,

54 of 1956,

5 of 1958,

66 of 1961,

21 of 1964,

31 of 1966,

3 of 1967,

4 of 1970,

10 of 1983,

9 of 1998,

20 of 2006.

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of a fund for the purpose of subsidising the replanting of rubber estates and rubber smallholdings; the rehabilitation of rubber estates and rubber smallholdings; the processing of raw natural rubber including the purchase of machinery and equipment used in the processing of raw natural rubber; the provision of welfare facilities to rubber small holders and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto

[Subs by s 2 of Law 2 of 1977.]

[Date of Commencement: 5th October, 1953]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Rubber Replanting Subsidy Act.

2. Rubber Replanting Subsidy Fund.

There shall be established a fund called the Rubber Replanting Subsidy Fund for the purpose of subsidising, in accordance with such regulations; as may be made in that behalf, the replanting of rubber estates and rubber small holdings, the rehabilitation of rubber estates and rubber small holdings and the processing of raw natural rubber, including the purchase of machinery and equipment used in the processing of raw natural rubber and the provision of welfare facilities to rubber smallholders.

[S 2 subs by s 3 of Law 2 of 1977; am by s 3 of Act 9
of 1998.]

2A. .

[S 2A rep by s 4 of Act 9 of 1998.]

2B. .

[S 2B rep by s 4 of Act 9 of 1998.]

3. Payments into and out of the fund.

(1) There shall be paid into the fund—

(a) the profits made by the Rubber Controller by the sale of rubber plants and fertilisers for the replanting of rubber plants;

[S 3(1)(c) relettered as s 3(1)(a) by s 5 of Act 9 of 1998.]

(b) the proceeds of all cess levied under this Act; and

[S 3(1)(d) re-lettered as a (3)(1)(b) by s 5 of Act 5 of 1998;
am by s 5 of Act 5 of 1998.]

(c) such sums as may from time to time be voted to the fund by Parliament.

[S 3(1)(e) re-lettered as a (3)(1)(c) by s 5 of Act 5 of 1998;
am by s 5 of Act 5 of 1998.]

(2) There shall be paid out of the fund—

(a) such amounts as are authorised by regulations to be paid for the purpose of subsidising the replanting of rubber estates and rubber small holdings, the rehabilitation of rubber estates and rubber small holdings the processing of raw natural rubber, including the purchase of machinery and equipment used in the processing of raw natural rubber and the provision of welfare facilities to rubber smallholders;

[S 3(2)(a) subs by s 4 of Law 2 of 1977; am by s 5 of Act 5 of 1998.]

(aa) such amount as may be authorised from time to time by the Minister to be paid to the credit of the Tea Subsidy Fund established under the Tea Subsidy Act, No. 12 of 19581;

[S 3(2)(aa) ins by s 6 of Act 66 of 1961.]

(aaa) such amounts as may be authorised from time to time by the Minister to be paid for the purpose of subsidising the replanting of rubber estates and rubber small holdings with approved crops;

[S 3(2)(aaa) ins by s 4 of Act 4 of 1970.]

(b) the expenses of the administration of this Act;

(c) the prescribed contributions to any provident fund or scheme established for the payment of gratuities or such sums to the Consolidated Fund for the payment of pension to any or all of the officers and servants employed for the purposes of this Act and their dependents;

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