S.I. No. 51/1984 - Maximum Prices (Flakemeal) Order, 1984.

S.I. No. 51 of 1984.


The Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Toursim, in exercise of the powers conferred on him 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), the Prices Stabilisation Order, 1973 ( S.I. No. 96 of 1973 ), and the Trade, Commerce and Tourism (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order, 1983 ( S.I. No. 384 of 1983 ), hereby orders as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Maximum Prices (Flakemeal) Order, 1984, and shall come into operation on the 1st day of March, 1984.

2. In this Order "flakemeal" means flake oatmeal, whether described as "oatmeal", "oatlets", "oatflakes" or "oats".

3. (1) The maximum prices at which flakemeal may be sold by retail shall be—


Maximum Price


In packets containing less than 750 grams

39.5p per 500 grams


In packets containing from 750 grams to 1.25 kg

76p per kg.


in packets containing more than 1.25 kg.

112.5p per 1.5 kg.

(2) Where flakemeal is sold in a packet purporting to contain a specified weight of flakemeal, the packet shall be deemed, for the purpose of this Order, to contain that weight of flakemeal.

4. The Maximum Prices (Flakemeal) Order, 1983 ( S.I. No. 248 of 1983 ), is hereby revoked.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Industry, Trade,

Commerce and Tourism, this 24th day of Febuary, 1984.


A person authorised by the Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Tourism to authenticate the Official Seal of the Minister.


This Order fixes the maximum retail price for flakemeal.