The Coffee Act,1942<
34. Payments to registered owners.
(1) The Board shall at such times as it thinks fit make to registered owners who have delivered coffee for inclusion in the surplus pool such payments out of the pool fund as it may think proper.
(2) The sum of all payments made under sub-section (2) to any one registered owner shall bear to the sum of the payments made to all registered owners the same proportion as the value of the coffee delivered by him out of the year’s crop to the surplus pool bears to the value of all coffee delivered to the surplus pool out of that year’s crop :
1[Provided that in calculating the sum of all payments made under sub-section (1) and the value of the coffee delivered to the surplus pool out of the year’s crop, respectively, any payment accepted by a registered owner as final payment in immediate settlement for coffee delivered I him for inclusion in the surplus pool and the value of any such coffee shall be excluded.]
1 Added by Coffee Expansion (Amendment) Act (7 of 1943), S. 12 (26-3-43).