S.I. No. 88/1953 - Butter (Maximum Prices) Order, 1953.

S.I. No. 88 of 1953.


I, SEÁN F. LEMASS, Minister for Industry and Commerce, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by Article 31 of the 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)), 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 Butter (Maximum Prices) Order, 1953.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the 1st day of March, 1953.

2.—(1) In this Order, the expression " creamery butter " means butter which has been manufactured in premises registered in the Register of Creameries kept under the Dairy Produce Act, 1924 (No. 58 of 1924).

(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. The maximum price at which creamery butter or imported creamery butter may be sold retail under any set of condition shall be a price calculated at the rate of four shillings and twopence per lb.

4. The Butter (Maximum Prices) Order, 1952 ( S.I. No. 199 of 1952 ) is hereby revoked.

GIVEN under my Official Seal this 27th day of February, 1953.

(Signed) SEÁN F. LEMASS,

Minister for Industry and Commerce.