HC Deb 26 January 1972 vol 829 c484W
Mr. Chichester-Clark

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the legislation which relates to the display of labels of origin on imported goods.

Mr. Ridley

Since the lapsing of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1926, it is only under the Trade Descriptions Act, 1968, that origin marking requirements can be imposed by Order on goods of any class. In certain circumstances or for particular goods, however, origin marking may be required by or under other statutes, including the following: