S.I. No. 358/1974 - Maximum Prices (Butter) (No. 2) Order, 1974.

S.I. No. 358 of 1974.


I, JUSTIN KEATING, Minister for Industry and Commerce, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 22A and 22C (inserted by the Prices (Amendment) Act, 1965 (No. 23 of 1965)) of the Prices Act, 1958 (No. 4 of 1958), as amended by the Prices (Amendment) Act, 1972 (No. 20 of 1972), and the Prices Stabilisation Order, 1973 ( S.I. No. 96 of 1973 ), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Maximum Prices (Butter) (No. 2) Order, 1974.

2. This Order shall come into operation on the 12th day of December, 1974.

3. The maximum prices at which butter ( other than butter in ½ lb. foil wrapped packs containing no salt and marked as such by the manufacturer), whether foil or parchment wrapped, may be sold by retail shall be prices calculated at the rate of 41½p per lb.

4. The Maximum Prices (Butter) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 306 of 1974 ), is hereby revoked.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 9th day of December, 1974.


Minister for Industry and



This Order fixes the maximum retail price which may be charged for butter and revokes the Maximum Prices (Butter) Order, 1974.