§ SALE OF FOOD ORDER, 1921, AS MODIFIED.
§ PART III.-LABELLING OF IMPORTED PRODUCE.
§ 7.—(a) A person shall not expose for sale by retail any imported meat unless the article bears at the time of exposure for sale a label with the word "imported" or With a word or words disclosing the country of origin of the article clearly printed therein so as to be easily readable by the customers.630
§ Provided that where only imported meat is exposed for sale on any slab, rail, or counter, it shall be sufficient compliance with the requirements of this clause if the slab, rail, or counter bears in a conspicuous position such a label.
§ Provided also that where all the meat for the time being on sale in any premises is imported meat, it shall be a sufficient compliance with the requirements of this clause if there is exhibited on the premises in a conspicuous position, and so as to be easily readable by the customers, a notice stating that imported meat only is on sale.
§ Provided also that where pieces of home-killed and imported meat, not exceeding in any case 11b. in weight, are exposed for sale on a slab, tray, or counter, the forego mg provisions of this clause shall not apply to the imported meat so exposed, provided that the slab, tray, or counter bears in a conspicuous position a notice containing the words "mixed home-killed and imported meat" clearly printed therein."
(c) For the purposes of this clause—
Meat" shall include beef, mutton, lamb, pork and veal, but shall not include bacon or ham, or cooked, canned, or potted meat, sausages or offals.
§ 8. A person shall not sell or offer or expose for sale, whether by wholesale or retail, as fresh eggs or new laid eggs or under any description of which the words "fresh" or "new laid" form part, any eggs which have been imported into the United Kingdom, unless the description also includes the word "imported" or a word or words disclosing the country of origin.
§ PART VI.—GENERAL.
§ 18.—(a) Every local authority is hereby authorised to execute and enforce the provisions of this Order within their area, and except in Scotland to institute proceedings for any offences against this Order.
§ (c) For the purposes of this provision the local authority shall be any local authority authorised to appoint an analyst for the purposes of the Sale of Food and Drugs Acts, 1875 to 1907.
§ The noble Earl said: I bog to propose the Amendment which I have placed on the Paper.
Page 15, line 1, at end insert the said new First Schedule.—(The Earl of Selborne.)
§ FIRST SCHEDULE:
|Nature of Goods.||Nature of Marks.|
|Aircraft and the accessories and component parts of aircraft and aeronautical materials.||The letters A.I.D., whether alone or in combination with any name, monogram, numerals, separate group of letters, or other device.|
|Goods other than those described in Part I. of this Schedule||A crown||whether alone or in combination with any name, initials, monogram, letters, numerals, or other device.|
|The broad arrow|
|The double broad arrow|
|The Admiralty clear anchor|
|The Admiralty foul anchor|
§ THE EARL OF SELBORNE
The next Amendment is consequent upon the acceptance of the new Schedule. It makes the original First Schedule the Second Schedule.
Page 15, line 2, leave out ("First") and insert ("Second").—(The Earl of Selborne.)
§ LORD GORELL moved, in Part II of the First Schedule, to leave out "other than those described in Part I of this Schedule" and insert "of any class." The noble Lord said: This is a drafting Amendment.
Page 15, lines 22 to 24, column 1, leave out ("other than those described in Part I of this Schedule") and insert ("of any class").—(Lord Gorell.)
Page 16, line 1, leave out ("Second") and insert ("Third").—(The Earl of Selborne.)