CHAPTER 249
FOOD SECURITY ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title and commencement.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

   3.   Establishment of the Board of Trustees.

   4.   Composition of the Board.

   5.   Functions of the Board.

   6.   Meetings and organisations of the Board.

PART III
THE FOOD SECURITY DEPARTMENT

   7.   Establishment of the Department.

   8.   Functions of the Department.

   9.   Funds.

   10.   Director.

   11.   Records.

   12.   Power to call for information.

   13.   Custody of information.

PART IV
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   14.   Regulations.

   15.   Conflicts with other Acts.

   16.   General offences.

   17.   [Amendment of Cap. 160.]

CHAPTER 249
THE FOOD SECURITY ACT

Act No. 10 of 1991

An Act to establish a Food Security Department for overseeing the strategic grain reserve and management of the reserve.

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PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title and commencement

   This Act may be cited as the Food Security Act and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette, appoint.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–

   "the Board" means the Board of Trustees established under section 3;

   "the Department" means the Food Security Department established under section 7;

   "the Director" means the Food Security Department Director appointed under section 11;

   "Minister" means the Minister for Agriculture.

PART II
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES (ss 3-6)

3.   Establishment of the Board of Trustees

   There is hereby established the Board of Trustees of the Food Security Department.

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