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The Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Eggs (Marketing Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 24th July 1996.

Amendment of the Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1995

2.  The Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations 1995(1) shall be amended in accordance with regulations 3 to 5 below.

3.  In regulation 4 (enforcement authorities) there shall be inserted at the end the following paragraph—

(3) In this regulation “sale” includes possession for sale and offer, exposure or advertisement for sale..

4.  After regulation 7 (United Kingdom official mark) there shall be inserted the following regulation—

7A.(1) The official mark for the purposes of the bands and labels referred to in Article 21(2) of Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 1274/91 shall consist of the letters “UK”, each letter being 1 centimetre high and surrounded by a line describing an oval.

(2) Paragraph (1) above shall not apply in the case of any band or label affixed outside Great Britain..

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

(g)Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2401/95

OJ No. L246, 13.10.95, p.6.

Tony Baldry

Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

24th June 1996

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health


Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Health

20th June 1996

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Jonathan Evans

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office

19th June 1996


Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

19th June 1996

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