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July 2020
 

07 July 2020

Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson.

Agricultural Produce Act to be amended- Hutchinson

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 07 Jul 2020    communications   
In an effort to strengthen and modernize the legislation to effectively regulate the trade and movement of agricultural produce, the Agricultural Produce Act is to be amended. This was disclosed by Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, in his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, July 1. The Minister noted that whilst the proposed amendments to the Act are by no means a panacea to the scourge of praedial larceny, it is anticipated that the direct effects of the amendments...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

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