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The Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Regulation 30

SCHEDULE

Article 4

SCHEDULE 1FOODS

(1)

Foods

(2)

Exemptions from quantity marking

Barley kernels, pearl barley, rice (including ground rice and rice flakes), sago, semolina and tapiocaLess than 5 g
Biscuits, other than wafer biscuits which are not cream-filled50 g or less
Bread in the form of a whole loafWhere the net weight of each loaf is less than 300 g and the number of items (if more than one in the container) is marked on the container or is clearly visible and capable of being easily counted through the container
Cereal breakfast foods in flake form, other than cereal biscuit breakfast foodsLess than 5 g
Coffee, coffee mixtures and coffee bagsLess than 5 g
Coffee extracts and chicory extracts consisting of solid and paste coffee and chicory productsLess than 5 g
Dried fruits of any one or more of the following descriptions, that is to say, apples (including dried apple rings), apricots, currants, dates, figs, muscatels, nectarines, peaches, pears (including dried pear rings), prunes, raisins, sultanas and dried fruit saladLess than 5 g
Dried vegetables of any of the following descriptions, that is to say, beans, lentils and peas (including split peas)Less than 5 g

Edible fats of any of the following descriptions—

(a)

butter, margarine, any mixture of butter and margarine, and low fat spreads (butter or margarine substitutes);

(b)

dripping and shredded suet;

(c)

lard and compound cooking fat and substitutes therefor;

(d)

solidified edible oil (except in gel form)

Less than 5 g

Flour, namely flour of bean, maize, pea, rice, rye, soya bean or wheat and flour products of any of the following descriptions—

(a)

cake flour, other than cake mixtures and sponge mixtures;

(b)

cornflour, other than blancmange powders and custard powders;

(c)

self-raising flour

Less than 5 g
HoneyLess than 5 g
Jam and marmalade, other than diabetic jam or marmalade, Jelly preservesLess than 5 g
Molasses, syrup and treacleLess than 5 g

Oat products of any of the following descriptions—

(a)

flour of oats;

(b)

oatflakes and oatmeal

Less than 5 g
PastaLess than 5 g
Potatoes

(1) Where the net weight of each potato is not less than 175 g and the container is marked with an indication of quantity by number and with a statement to the effect that each potato in the container is of a net weight not less than a weight specified in grams, whether the weight so specified is 175 g or a greater weight.

(2) Less than 5 g

SaltLess than 5 g
SugarLess than 5 g
Tea in a tea bag, namely a permeable sealed bag, containing tea, which is intended to be immersed in water in the course of preparation to drinkLess than 5 g
Tea, other than instant tea or tea in a tea bagLess than 5 g

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