Beer (Amendment and Gauging of Vessels) Regulations 1985

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1985/252

1985 No. 252

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

The Beer (Amendment and Gauging of Vessels) Regulations 1985

25thFebruary 1985

6thMarch 1985

1stApril 1985

The Commissioners of Customs and Excise, in pursuance of the powers conferred on them by sections 93 and 114 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979(a), sections 3, 43, 46 and 49 of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979(b) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:—

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Beer (Amendment and Gauging of Vessels) Regulations 1985 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1985.

2. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"the 1978 Regulations" means the Beer Regulations 1978(c);

"brewer" means a person holding a licence under section 47(2)(a) of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979;

"gauging" means the ascertainment of the liquid capacity of a vessel and the provision of means whereby the volume of the liquid content of the vessel, whether wholly or partly filled, may be readily ascertained, and "gauged", "gauger", "regauging" and "regauged" shall be construed accordingly.

3. For regulation 3 of the 1978 Regulations there shall be substituted the following:—

"Entry of brewery premises and marking of vessels

3.—(1) The brewer shall ensure that no brewing or preparation of solution shall commence before entry has been made of all premises, rooms, places and vessels to be used in connection with such brewing or preparation.

(2) Except as the Commissioners otherwise allow, the brewer shall ensure that each such vessel is marked with uniquely identifying particulars and that the said mark is shown upon the said entry.

(3) The brewer shall ensure that the said entry is maintained up to date at all times.".

(a) 1979 c. 2.

(b) 1979 c. 4.

(c) S.I. 1978/893, amended by S.I. 1978/1186.

4. For regulation 25 of the 1978 Regulations there shall be substituted the following:—

"Application

25. This Part of these Regulations applies only to beer upon which duty has been charged and which is intended for exportation, for removal to the Isle of Man, or for shipment as stores, and is without prejudice to any provision of the Customs and Excise Acts 1979(a).".

5. For regulation 28 of the 1978 Regulations there shall be substituted the following:—

"Containers in which beer may be warehoused

28. Beer may be warehoused only in such containers as the Commissioners allow.".

6. For regulation 32 of the 1978...

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