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The Food Labelling (Amendment) Regulations 1990

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Amendment of the principal Regulations

8.  For regulation 27 there shall be substituted the following regulation—

Small packages and certain indelibly marked bottles

27.(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) of this regulation, any prepacked food, either contained in an indelibly marked glass bottle intended for re-use and having no label, ring or collar, or the largest surface of whose packaging has an area of less than ten square centimetres, need not by virtue of these Regulations be marked or labelled with any of the particulars specified in regulation 6 except the name of the food and, unless the food is not required to be marked or labelled with such an indication, an indication of minimum durability or, as the case may be, a “use by” date.

(2) This regulation does not apply to any food to which regulation 24, 25, 28, 29 or 31A applies.

(3) Until 1st January 1997 any bottle referred to in paragraph (1) of this regulation need not be marked or labelled with an indication of minimum durability or, as the case may be, a “use by” date..

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