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Volume 886: debated on Wednesday 19 February 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will examine the extent to which, where new tractors are sold complete with safety cabs, certain agricultural attachments

Industrial and Provident Societies Acts and are required by law to submit an annual return for inspection. In addition, certain farmers' organisations—co-operative companies—that are registered under the Companies Act fulfil the prescribed criteria for a co-operative organisation. But there is no obligation upon them to identify themselves as co-operative companies or to supply statistical data.

The available information is as follows:

cannot be used due to the positioning of the cab; and if he will make a statement.

This is a matter for the manufacturers concerned, especially now that tractor cab regulations have been in existence for nearly eight years.