§ 10. Mr. C. BATHURST
asked to how many prosecutions by local authorities under the Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Act, 1906, the Board gave its assent in the year 1913; how many applications for such assent were made; and in how many cases convictions resulted?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
During the year 1913 twenty-three cases of suspected offences under the Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Act were brought to the notice of the 802 Board; in thirteen cases the Board consented to prosecutions, and in two cases convictions resulted.