S.I. No. 6/1978 - Food Standards (Potatoes) Regulations, 1978.

S.I. No. 6 of 1978.


I, JAMES GIBBONS, Minister for Agriculture, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 2 of the Food Standards Act, 1974 (No. 11 of 1974) (as adapted by the Agriculture and Fisheries (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order, 1977 ( S.I. No. 31 of 1977 )) and after consultation with the Minister for Health and the Minister for Industry, Commerce and Energy and such organisations as appear to me to be interested to a substantial extent in the subject matter, hereby make the following Regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Food Standards (Potatoes) Regulations, 1978.

2. Regulation 5 of the Food Standards (Potatoes) Regulations, 1977 ( S.I. No. 367 of 1977 ), and the words "and whether the potatoes are small potatoes, medium potatoes or large potatoes (within the meaning, in each case, of Regulation 5 of these Regulations)" in Regulation 7 of those Regulations shall come into operation on the 17th day of July, 1978.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 12th day of January, 1978.


Minister for Agriculture.


The effect of these Regulations is to postpone until 17th July, 1978 the provisions for grading by size contained in the Food Standards (Potatoes) Regulations, 1977 ( S.I. No. 367 of 1977 ).