The Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-09-25

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2410

AGRICULTURE
The Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

Made
25th September 1998

Laid before Parliament
2nd October 1998

Coming into force
1st November 1998

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State, being Ministers designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, acting jointly in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by the said section 2(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:–

Title, extent, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations, which extend to Great Britain, may be cited as the Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 1st November 1998.

(2) In these Regulations “the principal Regulations” means the Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1987(3).

Amendment of the principal Regulations

2.—(1) In regulation 2(1) of the principal Regulations, before the definition of “the Council Regulation”, there shall be inserted the following definition:

““the Commission Regulation” means Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2568/91 on the characteristics of olive oil and olive-residue oil and on the relevant methods of analysis(4), as amended up to and including the amendments effected by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 282/98(5);”.

(2) In regulation 2(1) of the principal Regulations, in the definition of “the Council Regulation”, for the words “in particular by Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1915/87 and (EEC) No. 356/92” there shall be substituted the words “up to and including the amendments effected by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1638/98(6)”.

(3) In each of regulations 4(1), 4(3) and 5A of the principal Regulations, for the words “Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2568/91 (as amended)” there shall be substituted the words “the Commission Regulation”.

(4) Regulation 4(2) of the principal Regulations shall be deleted.

Nick Brown
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
23rd September 1998

Sewel
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
25th September 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations, which come into force on 1st November 1998 and which apply to Great Britain, amend the Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1987, by–
(a)bringing up to date references to amendments to Council Regulation (EEC) No. 136/66 so as to cover reference to amendments up to and including those effected by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1638/98 (which in particular substitutes a revised specification for oils which may be sold as, or as particular types of, virgin olive oils),
(b)bringing up to date references to amendments to Commission Regulation 2568/91 in relation to analysis of olive oil, and
(c)deleting a spent provision.


(1)
S.I. 1972/1811.

(2)
1972 c. 68.

(3)
S.I. 1987/1783, amended by S.I. 1990/2487, 1992/2590.

(4)
OJ No. L248, 5.9.91, p. 1.

(5)
OJ No. L28, 4.2.98, p. 5.

(6)
OJ No. L210, 28.7.98, p. 32.
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