SUGAR INDUSTRY BOARD ACT - 1981 (ACT 432)

    Section - 2 - Functions of the Authority

    The functions of the Authority are to monitor the sugar industry and to advise the Government on

    (a) the price to be paid to producers of sugar-cane, quality grading and the system of premiums and discounts to be adopted;

    (b) the price to be paid to producers of sugar and its by-products;

    (c) the importation of sugar-cane from other countries for propagating and multiplication purposes;

    (d) the import and export of sugar and the co-ordination of production and distribution;

    (e) the protection of the local industry by means of duties, levies, licensing and any other necessary measures;

    (f) the utilisation of by-products of sugar-cane; and

    (g) any other matters affecting the sugar industry.