1998 No. 1665
The Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1998
3rd July 1998
Laid before Parliament
16th July 1998
Coming into force
18th August 1998
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for Wales, acting jointly, in relation to England and Wales, and the Secretary of State for Scotland in relation to Scotland, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 6(4), 16(1), 17, 26(2) and (3) and 48(1) of the Food Safety Act 1990(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, after consultation in accordance with section 48(4) of that Act with such organisations as appear to them to be representative of interests likely to be substantially affected by the Regulations, hereby make the following Regulations:
Title and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 18th August 1998.
Amendment of the Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1995
2. The Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1995(2) shall be amended by inserting in the Schedule (Community provisions), at the end of paragraph 2, in column 1 (Regulations of the European Communities) and column 2 (Official Journal of the European Community: References) the following entries—
“(i)Commission Regulation (EC) No. 505/98
OJ No. L63, 4.3.98, p.16”.
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
2nd July 1998
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health
Minister of State for Public Health,
Department of Health
1st July 1998
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
3rd July 1998
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
26th June 1998
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations further amend the Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1995 (“the principal Regulations”) and apply to Great Britain.
The Regulations make provision for the enforcement and execution of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 505/98 amending Regulation (EEC) No. 1274/91 introducing detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1907/90 on certain marketing standards for eggs (regulation 2). Regulation (EC) No. 505/98 is concerned with record keeping requirements and supervision in the case of eggs marketed with an indication of the type of farming used.
No Regulatory Appraisal has been prepared in respect of these Regulations.
1990 c. 16; “the Ministers” is defined in section 4(1) of the Act; section 6(4)(a) of the Act was amended by the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40), Schedule 9, paragraph 6.
S.I. 1995/1544, amended by S.I. 1996/1725, 1997/1414.