The Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1995

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Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 1143

The Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1995

24th April 1995

Laid before Parliament
1st May 1995

Coming into force
22nd May 1995

The Secretary of State for Health in exercise of the powers conferred by section 13(3) and (4) of the Social Security Act 1988(1) and section 175(2) to (5) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(2) (as applied by section 15A of the Social Security Act 1988) and all other powers enabling her in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) —These Regulations may be cited as the Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1995 and shall come into force on 22nd May 1995.

(2) In these Regulations “the principal Regulations” means the Welfare Food Regulations 1988(3).

Amendment of regulation 5 of the principal Regulations

2.  In regulation 5(1) of the principal Regulations (purchase of welfare food) for “£3.50” there shall be substituted “£3.55”.

Amendment of Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations

3.  In Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations (dried milk specified for the purpose of the Regulations)—

(a)after the entry relating to Aptamil there shall be inserted the following entries—

“Boots Formula 1
The Boots Company plc

Boots Formula 2
The Boots Company plc; and”

(b)for the entry in column (2) “Farley Health Products Ltd” in both places where it occurs there shall be substituted the entry “H J Heinz Company Ltd”.


4.  Regulation 4 of the Welfare Food Amendment Regulations 1994(4) is hereby revoked.

Virginia Bottomley
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State,
Department of Health
24th April 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Welfare Food Regulations 1988 (“the principal Regulations”).
Regulation 2 amends regulation 5 of the principal Regulations (purchase of welfare food) to increase the price paid for dried milk by a person entitled to purchase it from £3.50 to £3.55 for 900 grammes per week.
Regulation 3 amends Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations to specify two additional brands of dried milk and to take account of a change of manufacturer of two dried milk products.
Regulation 4 makes a consequential revocation.

1988 c. 7. Section 13 was amended by section 21(1) of, and paragraph 8(11) of Schedule 6 to, the Social Security Act 1990 (c. 27) and section 15A was inserted by paragraph 8(10) of that Schedule and amended by section 4 of, and paragraph 96 of Schedule 2 to, the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6).

1992 c. 4.

S.I. 1988/536; the relevant amending instruments are S.I.1989/524, 1991/585, 1992/637 and 1994/2004.

S.I. 1994/2004.