S.I. No. 210/1982 - Maximum Prices (Cornflakes) Order, 1982.

The Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism, 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 Industry, Commerce and Tourism (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order, 1981 ( S.I. No. 290 of 1981 ), hereby orders as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Maximum Prices (Cornflakes) Order, 1982.

2. This Order shall come into operation on the 12th day of July, 1982.

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

( a ) In packets containing up to .45 kg — 64p per .375 kg, and

( b ) In packets containing more than .45 kg — 78p per .5 kg.

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

4. The Maximum Prices (Breakfast Cereals) Order, 1982 ( S.I. No. 50 of 1982 ), is hereby revoked in so far as it relates to cornflakes.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Trade,

Commerce and Tourism, this 7th day of July, 1982.


A person authorised by the Minister for Trade, Commerce

and Tourism to authenticate the Official Seal of the Minister.


This Order fixes the maximum retail price for cornflakes.