308. Grants for proficiency testing.

308.     Grants for proficiency testing.

The Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers1 may, with the approval of the Treasury2, make payments by way of grant to any body of persons the activities of which include the taking of measures for some or all of:


    (1)     devising, formulating and promoting proficiency tests in crafts related to agriculture3 in England and Wales, formulating standards for those tests, and revising those tests and standards from time to time4;


    (2)     co-ordinating the activities of bodies carrying out such proficiency tests in England or Wales,