Consultation outcome

Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

The government response provides answers to questions raised during the consultation process and includes details of changes to the draft Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations and Guidance.

Feedback received

Responses to the consultation on the draft Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and Guidance

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Detail of feedback received

We received 8 written responses and 2 online responses from business, Trading Standards, trade associations and individuals.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Seeks your views on the draft Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and draft guidance note.

Documents

Consultation document: Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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Annex C: Draft SI - Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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Annex D: Draft guidance - Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on the draft Weights and Measures (Food) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which will amend national pre-packed food quantity labelling legislation in accordance with EU Regulation on food information to consumers (1169/2011) (FIC). This draft Statutory Instrument will remove overlapping or conflicting national requirements which are directly applicable under FIC which take effect on 13 December 2014.

This consultation also seeks views on the accompanying draft guidance, which provides an explanation of existing law, the FIC, main changes and an explanation of each draft Regulation.