380. Pig industry levy under the Pig Industry Act 1983.

Any costs incurred by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers1 in consequence of exercising any of their powers under the Animal Health Act 1981 in relation to Aujeszky's disease or in relation to pigs which are affected or suspected of being affected with, or have been exposed to the infection of, that disease, may be met from the proceeds of a pig industry levy2. The Agriculture and Horticulture Board3 may submit to the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers a pig industry levy scheme:


    (1)     for the imposition of charges for the purposes of meeting any