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The Price Marking Order 2004

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Articles 1(2) and 14

SCHEDULE 1RELEVANT UNITS OF QUANTITY FOR SPECIFIED PRODUCTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE DEFINITION OF “UNIT PRICE”

ProductUnits of Quantity
Flavouring essences10
Food colourings10
Herbs10
Make-up Products10 (except where sold by number)
Seeds other than pea, bean, grass and wild bird seeds10
Spices10
Biscuits and shortbread100 (except where sold by number)
Bread100 (except where sold by number)
Breakfast cereal products100 (except where required to be quantity marked by number)
Chocolate confectionery and sugar confectionery100
Coffee100
Cooked or ready-to-eat fish, seafoods and crustacea100
Cooked or ready-to-eat meat including game and poultry100
Cosmetic products other than make-up products100
Cream and non-dairy alternatives to cream100
Dips and spreads excluding edible fats100
Dry sauce mixes100
Fresh processed salad100
Fruit juices, soft drinks100
Handrolling and pipe tobacco100
Ice cream and frozen desserts100
Lubricating oils other than oils for internal combustion engines100
Pickles100
Pies, pasties, sausage rolls, puddings and flans indicating net quantity100 (except where sold by number)
Potato crisps and similar products commonly known as snack foods100
Preserves including honey100
Ready to eat desserts100
Sauces, edible oils100
Soups100
Tea and other beverages prepared with liquid100
Waters, including spa waters and aerated waters100
Wines, sparkling wine, liqueur wine, fortified wine75 cl
Coal, where sold by the kilogram50 kg
Ballast, where sold by the kilogram1,000 kg

Article 5(3)

SCHEDULE 2PRODUCTS IN RESPECT OF WHICH A TRADER IS EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO UNIT PRICE

1.  Any product which is offered by traders to consumers by means of an advertisement which is:

(a)purely aural;

(b)broadcast on television;

(c)shown at a cinema; or

(d)inside a small shop.

2.  Any product the price of which has been reduced from the usual price at which it is sold, on account of:

(a)its damaged condition; or

(b)the danger of its deterioration.

3.  Any product which comprises an assortment of different items sold in a single package.

4.  Any product the unit price of which is 0.0p as a result of article 12 (Decimal places and rounding of unit prices) of this Order.

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