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PART 1General

Products to which these Regulations apply

3.—(1) These Regulations apply to–

(a)eggs for hatching and chicks to which point I(1) of Part C of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008 apply; and

(b)eggs to which point I(1) of Part A of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008 apply (eggs in shell for consumption produced by hens of the species Gallas gallas).

(2) But they do not apply to–

(a)establishments and hatcheries of the type mentioned in point I(2) of Part C of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation;

(b)the sale of eggs to which point I(1) of Part A of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008 apply, where the eggs are sold, without any quality or weight grading, directly to the final consumer by the producer–

(i)on the production site; or

(ii)by door to door selling in the region of production; or

(c)except in so far as they relate to the requirement imposed by point III(3) of Part A of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation, the sale of eggs to which point I(1) of Part A of Annex XIV to that Regulation and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008 apply, where the eggs are sold, without any quality or weight grading, directly to the final consumer by the producer in a local public market in the region of production.

(3) In paragraph (2)(b)(ii) “door to door selling” means a sale which is made during an unsolicited visit by a producer to the home of the final consumer, or to the home of another person, or to the place of work of the final consumer.