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The Food (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Regulations as to labelling and description of food

9.—(1) Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 8 the Department may, subject to paragraph (4), make regulations for imposing requirements as to, and otherwise regulating—

(a)the labelling, marking or advertising of food intended for sale for human consumption, and

(b)the descriptions which may be applied to such food.

(2) Regulations made under this Article—

(a)shall not make provision in relation to the labelling and marking of food in respect to weight, measure and number;

(b)may make provision for any purpose authorised by Article 6(1)(c) in the case of regulations under that Article.

(3) Regulations made under this Article may apply to cream and separated milk, and to any food containing milk, but shall not otherwise apply to milk.

(4) Regulations under this Article which apply to cream or ice-cream shall be made by the Department with the concurrence of the Department of Agriculture.

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