389. Levy on potatoes.

389.     Levy on potatoes.

Any person who grows three hectares or more of potatoes in any calendar year must pay a levy based on area planted1.

Any person who buys 1,000 or more tonnes of potatoes grown in Great Britain (excluding seed potatoes) in any year ending 30th June must pay a levy based on the weight of potatoes bought2. However, this does not apply to a person buying potatoes to sell by retail or a caterer, unless he buys directly from the grower3.

Nor does it apply to a co-operative when it