Utility Furniture (Marking and Supply) (No. 2) Order, 1950

Publication Date:January 01, 1950
 
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1950No. 2046

SUPPLIES AND SERVICES

(18) FURNITURE

The Utility Furniture (Marking and Supply) (No. 2) Order, 1950

15thDecember1950

16thDecember1950

1stJanuary1951

The Board of Trade in pursuance of the powers conferred upon them by Regulation 55 of the Defence (General) Regulations, 1939, as having effect by virtue of the Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945(a), as extended by the Supplies and Services (Extended Purposes) Act, 1947(b), and continued in force by the Supplies and Services (Continuance) Order, 1950(c), hereby order as follows:—

1.—(1) No person shall apply the mark shown in the Second Schedule hereto (hereinafter referred to as the "utility mark") to furniture of any description whatsoever other than furniture of a description specified in the First Schedule hereto.

(2) No person shall apply the utility mark to furniture of a description specified in the First Schedule hereto except under the authority of a licence granted by the Board of Trade under this paragraph and in accordance with any condition attached thereto.

2.—(1) Any person who applies the utility mark to any furniture of a description specified in the First Schedule hereto shall also, and at the same time, apply to that furniture—

(a) the identification number notified to him by the Board of Trade for the purposes of this Order or any other Order made by the Board of Trade relating to the manufacture or marking of furniture; and

(b) the type symbol specified in Column 1 of that Schedule in relation to that description.

(2) Any person who applies the utility mark to any furniture of a description specified in the First Schedule hereto shall apply the said mark, identification number and type symbol in accordance with the provisions of the Third Schedule hereto.

(3) No person shall apply a type symbol specified in Column 1 of the First Schedule hereto to furniture of any description whatsoever not being furniture of the description specified in that Schedule in relation to that type symbol.

3. No person shall supply, offer to supply or advertise any furniture upon or in relation to which the word "utility" or any word resembling that word is used, but which is not utility furniture (that is to say, furniture to which the utility mark has been applied (a) in accordance with this Order or any other

(a) 9 & 10 Geo. 6. c. 10; S.R. & O. 1945 (Nos. 1611 and 1618) II, pp. 39 and 48.

(b) 10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 55.

(c) S.I. 1950 No. 1769, p. 51 above.

Order made by the Board of Trade or any Order made by the Ministry of Commerce of Northern Ireland or (b) with the approval in writing of the Board or the Ministry), without taking sufficient steps to prevent the use thereof from importing directly or indirectly a reference to utility furniture.

4. No person shall remove or deface, or with intent to deceive, obscure the utility mark, the identification number or the type symbol duly applied to any furniture.

5. A person shall not, in the course of his business, supply any article of utility furniture bearing two or more different type symbols.

6. No person shall supply a loose cushion bearing a type symbol specified in Column 1 of the First Schedule hereto, except as part of an article of utility furniture of a description specified in that Schedule and bearing the same type symbol, and no person shall supply a bedstead end bearing a type symbol so specified except as one of a pair of bedstead ends each bearing the same type symbol.

7. A person may in the course of his business use utility goods, being cloth of a description specified in relation to the specification number 7585 in Schedule HT4 to the Household Textiles (Marking and Manufacturers' Prices) Order, 1950(a), as amended from time to time(b), in the manufacture of furniture, being upholstered divans to which he intends to apply the utility mark in accordance with a licence granted under paragraph (2) of Article 1 of this Order.

8. Nothing in this Order, except Article 1, shall prohibit a person from doing, or require him to do, anything if he is otherwise authorised by a licence granted by the Board of Trade under this Article, provided that he complies with any condition attached to that licence.

9. A person disposing by way of liquidation of any assets of any business shall be deemed to be carrying on that business, and any licence granted in respect of that business shall have effect as if it had been granted to that person.

10.—(1) The Utility Furniture (Marking and Supply) Order, 1950(c), is hereby revoked:

Provided that any current licence granted or having effect thereunder shall have effect as if it had been granted under this Order.

(2) This Order shall not apply to Northern Ireland.

11. This Order may be cited as the Utility Furniture (Marking and Supply) (No. 2) Order, 1950, and shall come into operation on the 1st day of January, 1951.

Hervey Rhodes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade.

Dated this 15th day of December, 1950.

(a) S.I. 1950 No. 52, p. 155 above.

(b) The relevant amending Order at the date of this Order is S.I. 1950 No. 1905, p. 160 above.

(c) S.I. 1950 No. 1307.

FIRST SCHEDULE

PART I

Col. 1 Col. 2
 Description
 Type
Symbol Minimum Dimensions
 Type of Article Particulars Height
 Carcase includ- Height Carcase
 Width ing over Depth
 base carcase
 ft. ins. ft. ins. ft. ins. ft. ins
F.101 Wardrobe … … Two door, split car- 4 0 5 9 5 6 1 9
 case
F.102 Wardrobe … … 3 6 5 9 5 6 1 6
F.103 Wardrobe … … 3 0 5 8 5 4 1 9
F.104 Wardrobe … … 3 0 5 0 4 8 1 4
F.105 Wardrobe … … 2 0 5 8 5 4 1 4
F.111 Dressing table or With mirror … … 3 6 1 6
 Dressing chest
F.112 Dressing table or With mirror … … 3 0 1 6
 Dressing chest
F.113 Dressing table or Dressing table with 2 6 1 4
 Dressing chest. mirror
 Chest with or with-
 out mirror
F.114 Dressing table or Dressing table with 2 0 1 4
 Dressing
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