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Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1998 No. 269



Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998


3rd August 1998

Coming into operation

2nd September 1998

The Department of Agriculture, being a Department 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, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the said section 2(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 and shall come into operation on 2nd September 1998.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Amendment of the Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

2.—(1) The Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(4) shall be amended as provided in paragraph (2).

(2) In the Schedule (Community provisions) there shall be inserted in paragraph 2 at the end the following entry—

(i)Commission Regulation (EC) No. 505/98

O.J. No. L63, 4.3.98, p. 16.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland on


R. S. Johnston

Assistant Secretary

3rd August 1998.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These Regulations amend the Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995. They 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.

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