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S.I. No. 79/1948 - Cigarettes (Maximum Prices) Order, 1948.

S.I. No. 79/1948:

CIGARETTES (MAXIMUM PRICES) ORDER, 1948.

CIGARETTES (MAXIMUM PRICES) ORDER, 1948.

I, DANIEL MORRISSEY, Minister for Industry and Commerce, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by Article 31 of Emergency Powers Order, 1939 (S. R. & O. No. 224 of 1939) (as amended by the Emergency Powers (No. 173) Order, 1942 (S. R. & O. No. 166 of 1942) (which Orders are continued in force by the Supplies and Services (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1946 , (No. 22 of 1946) as amended by the Supplies and Services (Temporary Provisions) (Act, 1946 (Continuance) Act, 1947)) and of every and any other power me in this behalf enabling, hereby order as follows :—

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Cigarettes (Maximum Prices) Order, 1948.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the 5th day of March, 1948.

2. References in this Order to selling shall be construed as including references to agreeing or offering to sell or to inviting an offer to buy.

3.—(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this Article no person shall sell by retail any of the brands of cigarettes mentioned in the Schedule hereto otherwise than in lots of five or multiples of five.

(2) No person shall sell by retail any of the brands of cigarettes in respect of which a price for lots of four is specified in the Schedule hereto otherwise than in lots of four or in lots of five or multiples of five.

4. No person shall sell by retail any of the brands of cigarettes mentioned in the Schedule hereto at a price exceeding the price mentioned in the appropriate column of the said Schedule opposite the mention of such brand of cigarettes.

5. The Cigarettes (Maximum Prices) (No. 2) Order, 1947 ( S. R. & O. No. 333 of 1947 ) is hereby revoked.

SCHEDULE OF MAXIMUM RETAIL PRICES FOR CIGARETTES.

Brands of Cigarettes

4'

5's

10's

15's

20's

25's

30's

35's

40's

45's

50's

100's

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

Carreras, Ltd.:

Craven "A"

0

0

10½

1

4

1

9

2

2

3

1

3

6

3

11½

4

8

9

P. J. Carroll & Co., Ltd.:

Sweet Afton, Banks size (without coupons)

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5

5

0

10

1

3

1

8

2

1

2

6

2

11

3

4

3

9

4

2

84

Lambert & Butler :

Waverley

Ogden

Richmond Gem

John Player & Sons:

0

Players Navy Cut (Mild, Medium and Cork Tips), Gilt Edge (Plain and Filter Tips), and Players Bachelor

Wm. Ruddell, Ltd.:

Marino Extra Virginia, Gola, and Straight Cut

W. D. & H. O. Wills:

Capstan Navy Cut (Mild, Medium and Full), Gold Flake (Plain and Cork Tipped), and Pasha

SCHEDULE OF MAXIMUM RETAIL PRICES FOR CIGARETTES.—continued.

Brands of Cigarettes

4's

5's

10's

15's

20's

25's

30's

35's

40's

45's

50's

100's

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

d.

s.

P. J. Carrole & Co., Ltd.:

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0

3

0

4

0

0

11½

1

3

1

7

1

10½

2

2

6

2

10

3

6

Kerry Blue

John Player & Sons:

Players Weights and Drumhead

W. D. & H. O. Wills :

Star and Wild Woodbine

Wm. Ruddell, Ltd. :

Tento

P. J. Carrol & Co., Ltd.:

Afton Major

Sweet Afton, Banks size (with coupons)

John Player & Sons:

Perfectos No. 2

0

8

1

4

1

11½

2

3

3

3

11

4

7

5

5

10½

6

6

13

Players No 3

0

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

4

4

4

10½

5

5

10

10

Churchman's No. 1

0

0

11

1

1

10

2

2

9

3

3

8

4

4

7

9

2

W. D. & H. O. Wills:

Passing Clouds

0

7

1

1

2

3

2

10

3

3

11½

4

6

5

1

5

11

3

The Three Castles

0

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

4

4

4

10½

5

5

10

10

GIVEN under my Official Seal this 4th day of March 1948.

(Signed), DANIEL MORRISSEY,

Minister for Industry and Commerce.