S.I. No. 486/2010 - European Communities (Quantitative Analysis of Binary Textile Fibre Mixtures) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.

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S.I. No. 486/2010 - European Communities (Quantitative Analysis of Binary Textile Fibre Mixtures) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 12th October, 2010.
I, BATT O’KEEFFE, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving effect to Commission Directive 2009/122 /EC of 14 September 20091 , hereby make the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Quantitative Analysis of Binary Textile Fibre Mixtures) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.
2. In these Regulations “Principal Regulations” means the European Communities (Quantitative Analysis of Binary Textile Fibre Mixtures) Regulations 2007 ( S.I. No. 9 of 2007 ).
3. The Principal Regulations are amended by substituting for Regulation 2 (as amended by Regulation 3 of the European Communities (Quantitative Analysis of Binary Textile Fibre Mixtures) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 ( S.I. No. 128 of 2008 )) the following:
“In these Regulations ‘Directive’ means Directive 96/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 19962 , as amended by Commission Directive 2006/2/EC of 6 January 20063 , Commission Directive 2007/4/EC of 2 February 20074 and Commission Directive 2009/122/EC of 14 September 20091.”.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
27 September 2010.
BATT O’KEEFFE,
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
This Statutory Instrument transposes Directive 2009/122/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September, 2009 and is a companion of Directive 2009/121/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September, 2009. Directive 2009/121/EC covers the names and definitions of various textile products whereas Directive 2009/122/EC covers the methods for testing these textiles. Commission Directive 2009/122/EC amends Directive 96/73/EC by adding the analytical method for testing the textile called “melamine”.
1 OJ No. L 242, 15.9.2009, P. 14.

2 OJ No. L 32, 3.2.1997, P. 1.

3 OJ No. L 5, 10.1.2006, P. 10.

4OJ No. L 28, 3.2.2007, P. 14.

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