39. Scope of legislation.

Provisions under the Agriculture Act 1970 that apply to transactions in fertilisers and feeding stuffs1 apply to all sales2 except:

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    (1)     the sale3 of any material in the exercise of a statutory power to enforce a right or to satisfy a claim or lien4; or

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    (2)     where the sale is made by a sheriff, bailiff or other officer to satisfy a writ of execution or warrant or decree of any court, or a distress for rent or a warrant of distress or a warrant of control5.

However, provision has been made by statutory instrument6 for the implementation of EU legislation