The Weights and Measures etc. (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 5
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/02/2019
 
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Statutory Instruments

Weights And Measures

Consumer Protection

Health And Safety

Made

8 th January 2019

Laid before Parliament

10 th January 2019

Coming into force

1 st February 2019

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1).

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of that Act in relation to, and for purposes ancillary to, the regulation of specifications, construction, placing on the market and use of articles, instruments, containers or other equipment intended for weighing, measuring or testing(2); food and drink intended for sale for human consumption, including the presentation, packaging, labelling, marketing and advertising of such food and drink; and the regulation, labelling and control of packages and products made up to pre-determined constant nominal quantity(3); measures for safety as respects electrical equipment(4); and consumer protection(5).

PART 1 Preliminary

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Weights and Measures etc. (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 1 st February 2019.

    PART 2 Weights and Measures (Food)

    Amendment of the Weights and Measures Act 1985

  2. —(1) The Weights and Measures Act 1985(6) is amended as follows.

    (2) In section 94(1) (general interpretation) for the definition of “the FIC Regulation”(7) substitute—

    ““the FIC Regulation” means Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers;”(8).

    Amendment of the Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006

  3. —(1) The Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006(9) are amended as follows.

    (2) In regulation 8(2) (specific requirements as to quantity marking) for “by Article 8(4) of Directive 2000/13/EC” substitute “in point 5 of Annex IX to Regulation (EC) 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers”.

    PART 3 Weights and Measures, Northern Ireland

    Amendment of the Weights and Measures (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

  4. —(1) The Weights and Measures (Northern Ireland) Order...

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