SUGAR CANE FARMERS (INCORPORATION AND CESS) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

 

PART I
Incorporation and General Powers

   2   Association to be a Corporation

   3   Powers

   4   Objects of the Association

   5   Retiring benefits for employees

 

PART II
Management

   6   Committee of Management

   7   Constitution of Association

   8   Standing Orders

   9   Rules

   10   Annual General Meeting

   11   Special General Meeting

   12   Quorum and notices

   13   Execution of documents

 

PART III
Supervision by the Government

   14   Estimates to be submitted

   15   Annual Report of Association

   16   Rules to be approved by Minister

   17   Resolutions passed in Special General Meeting to be submitted to the Minister

 

PART IV
Financial Provision

   18   Interpretation.

   19   Imposition and amount of cess

   20   Deduction of cess.

   21   Powers of Sugar Industry Authority

   22   Creation of reserve fund

   23   Relations

 

THE SUGAR CANE FARMERS (INCORPORATION AND CESS) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 25th December, 1941]

Cap 371.

Laws
62 of 1956,
19 of 1961.

Acts
4 of 1965,
4 of 1983.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Sugar Cane Farmers (Incorporation and Cess) Act.

PART I
Incorporation and General Powers

2   Association to be a Corporation

   (1) As from the 25th December 1941, the existing organisation known as the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association shall be a body corporate under the name of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association (hereinafter referred to as the Association).

   (2) The Association may sue and be sued in such name, and shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and may from time to time make, change, alter and renew, such seal.

   (3) Every person who was on the 1st day of December, 1941, a member of the unincorporated organisation known as the All Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association shall become a member of the Association with such rights and privileges, and on such terms and conditions, as may be provided in the rules to be made under this Act.

   (4) Every person registered as a cane farmer under the Sugar Industry Control Act prior to 25th December, 1941, and every person who may thereafter be registered as ar cane farmer shall be deemed to have become a member of the Association upon such date or upon the date of his registration as a cane farmer, as the case may be.

   (5) Every member of the Association may at any time resign from the Association by giving one months notice in writing to the Secretary of the Association.

   (6) Every member of the Association ceasing to be registered as a cane farmer shall be deemed to have resigned from the Association upon the date when he so ceased to be registered.

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