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The Weights and Measures (Various Foods) (Amendment) Order 1990

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4.  For a period of six months beginning with the date of coming into force of this Order, a person shall not be guilty of an offence under section 25(2) of the Act by reason only of the fact that barley kernels, pearl barley, rice (including ground rice and rice flakes), sago, semolina or tapioca are pre-packed in a quantity of 4 ounces, 8 ounces, 12 ounces, 1 pound, 1½ pounds or a multiple of 1 pound; and f or a period of twelve months beginning with that date, a person shall not be guilty of an offence under that section by reason only of having in his possession for sale or for delivery after sale, or causing or permitting any other person to have in his possession for sale or for delivery after sale, any of those foods in any of those quantities, provided that the foods in question were made u p in those quantities not more than six months after the date of coming into force of this Order.

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