Export of Flowers (Jersey) Order 1972

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Published: 2006-01-01

Export of Flowers (Jersey) Order 1972

Revised Edition

01.160.21

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This is a revised edition of the law

Export of Flowers (Jersey) Order 1972[1]

THE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE, in pursuance of Article 16 of the Agricultural Marketing (Jersey) Law 1953,[2] orders as follows –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1

In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires –

“consignee’s number” means a number allocated by the Minister for Planning and Environment to a person to whom flowers exported from Jersey are consigned;

“export” means export by way of trade or business, and “exporter” shall be construed accordingly;

“inspector” means a person appointed by the Minister for Planning and Environment to act as such for the purposes of this Order.

2

(1)    Every exporter who exports flowers by sea to a destination mentioned in the Schedule shall affix, or cause to be affixed, securely to the outside of each container in which such flowers are packed a label in such form, and of such size, as may from time to time be determined by the Minister for Planning and Environment.

(2)    A label for the purposes of this Article shall be of such colour, shall bear such marks and shall contain such particulars as are specified in Article 3.

3

The label to be affixed to a container in which flowers are packed for export to a destination mentioned –

(a)     in the first column of Part 1 of the Schedule shall be of the colour specified in the second column thereof, and shall bear the marks (if any) specified in the third column thereof, in relation to that destination, and shall contain the following particulars –

(i)     the name of the destination in black letters, each not less than 2/5 of an inch (10 mm) in height,

(ii)    the name and address of the consignee, in letters each of which is less in height than the name of the destination,

(iii)   on the right-hand side, the consignee’s number in black figures each not less than one and one-quarter inches (31 mm) in height,

(iv)   the number of containers consigned to that consignee,

(v)    the name and address of the exporter;

(b)     in the first column of Part 2 of the Schedule shall be of the colour specified in the second column thereof, and shall bear the marks (if any) specified in the third column thereof, in relation to that destination, and shall contain the particulars specified in sub-paragraph (a)(i), (ii), (iv) and (v).

4

(1)    The Minister for Planning and Environment may from time to time approve the type of container in which flowers shall be packed for export, and different types of containers may be approved in respect of different flowers and different varieties, types and kinds thereof.

(2)    The Minister for Planning and Environment, in relation to a type of container approved under this Article –

(a)     shall specify –

(i)     the external measurements of containers of that type,

(ii)    the materials from which the containers shall be constructed,

(iii)   the type of cover which shall be used to close the containers;

(b)     may specify the manner in which and the material with which the containers shall be lined.

5

(1)    An inspector, on production if so required of evidence of the inspector’s appointment, may require an exporter, and any other person acting as servant or agent of, or as contractor to, an exporter in connection with the export of flowers, to produce for examination any container in which the inspector has reasonable grounds for believing that flowers are packed for export, and it shall be the duty of the exporter, or any such other person as aforesaid, to comply with the requirement.

(2)    Where, on an examination under paragraph (1), an inspector finds any container in respect of which any of the foregoing provisions of this Order have been contravened the inspector may, without prejudice to any proceedings in respect of that contravention, prohibit the export of the consignment in which that container is comprised until such time as the inspector is satisfied that those provisions have been complied with in respect of all the containers so comprised.

6

This Order may be cited as the Export of Flowers (Jersey) Order 1972.

SCHEDULE

(Article 3)

PART 1



Destination



Colour of label



Marks on label



London area



White



 



      Borough Market



 



Green saltire



Brentford Market



 



Black saltire



Covent Garden Market



 



Red saltire



Spitalfields Market



 



Blue saltire



Stratford Market



 



Yellow saltire



Birmingham



Green



none



Bristol



Left-hand half-red



none



 



Right-hand half-blue



 



Cardiff



Blue



none



Derby



Buff



A line, not less than 2/5 of an inch (10 mm) in width, coloured brown, at the top and bottom of label



Glasgow



Yellow



none



Leicester



Left-hand half-white



none



 



Right-hand half-blue



 



Liverpool



Left-hand half-red



none



 



Right-hand half-yellow



 



Manchester



Red



none



Newcastle-upon-Tyne



Left-hand half-white



none



 



Right-hand half-red



 



Nottingham



Left-hand half-white



none



 



Right-hand half-green



 



Sheffield



Left-hand half-green



none



 



Right-hand half-yellow



 



PART 2



Destination



Colour of label



Marks on label



ENGLAND – any destination other than a destination mentioned in Part 1 of this Schedule.



Buff



none



SCOTLAND – any des-tination other than a destination mentioned in Part 1 of this Schedule.



Yellow



A line coloured black, not less than 1/10 of an inch (2.5 mm) in width drawn from the bottom left-hand corner to a point on the top of the label one and one-half inches (38 mm) or there-abouts, from the top right-hand corner thereof.



WALES – any destination other than a destination mentioned in Part 1 of this Schedule.



Blue



A line coloured black, not less than 1/10 of an inch (2.5 mm) in width drawn from the bottom left-hand corner to a point on the top of the label one and one-half inches (38 mm) or there-abouts, from the top right-hand corner thereof.



Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Legislation



Year and No



Commencement



Export of Flowers (Jersey) Order 1972



R&O.5688



1 September 1972



Export of Flowers (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2003



R&O.79/2003



13 August 2003



Transfer of Functions (Environment and Public Services Committee (No. 2) (Jersey) Act 2004



R&O.133-2004



23 November 2004



States of Jersey (Amendments and Construction Provisions No. 3) (Jersey) Regulations 2005



R&O.132/2005



9 December 2005



Table of Renumbered Provisions



Original



Current



6



repealed by R&O.79/2003



7



spent, omitted from this revised edition



8



6



Table of Endnote References



[1]



This Order has been amended by the States of Jersey (Amendments and Construction Provisions No. 3) (Jersey) Regulations 2005. The amendments replace all references to a Committee of the States of Jersey with a reference to a Minister of the States of Jersey, and remove and add defined terms appropriately, consequentially upon the move from a committee system of government to a ministerial system of government



[2]



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