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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 FOOD STANDARDS SCOTLAND

    1. Food Standards Scotland

      1. 1.Establishment

      2. 2.Objectives

      3. 3.General functions

      4. 4.Governance and accountability

      5. 5.Statement on performance of functions

    2. Membership

      1. 6.Number and appointment of members

      2. 7.Early ending of membership

      3. 8.Remuneration and expenses of members

    3. Staff

      1. 9.Chief executive

      2. 10.Other staff

    4. Operational matters

      1. 11.Proceedings

      2. 12.Committees

      3. 13.Validity of things done

      4. 14.Authority to exercise functions

      5. 15.Annual and other reports

      6. 16.General powers

    5. Legislation relating to public bodies

      1. 17.Application of legislation relating to public bodies

    6. Step-in powers

      1. 18.Serious failure

    7. Acquisition of information

      1. 19.Duty to acquire, compile and keep under review relevant information

      2. 20.Observations with a view to obtaining information

      3. 21.Powers for persons carrying out observations

      4. 22.Offences in relation to section 21

    8. Enforcement action

      1. 23.Setting performance standards

      2. 24.Reporting own enforcement activities

      3. 25.Reporting on enforcement action by others

      4. 26.Power to request information in relation to enforcement action

      5. 27.Offences in relation to section 26

      6. 28.Powers for persons monitoring enforcement action

      7. 29.Offences in relation to section 28

    9. Issuing guidance on food-borne diseases

      1. 30.Power to issue guidance on control of food-borne diseases

    10. Information sharing

      1. 31.Publication and disclosure of advice and information

    11. Consequential provision

      1. 32.Certain functions of Food Standards Agency ceasing to be exercisable

  3. PART 2 FOOD AND FEEDING STUFFS

    1. Food information

      1. 33.Food information

    2. Food hygiene information scheme

      1. 34.Food hygiene information scheme

    3. Feeding stuffs

      1. 35.Regulation of animal feeding stuffs

  4. PART 3 ADMINISTRATIVE SANCTIONS

    1. Fixed penalty notices

      1. 36.Fixed penalty notices

      2. 37.Content and form of a fixed penalty notice

      3. 38.Effect of a fixed penalty notice on criminal proceedings

      4. 39.Restrictions on issuing of a fixed penalty notice

      5. 40.Withdrawal of a fixed penalty notice

      6. 41.Income from fixed penalties to be paid to the Scottish Ministers

    2. Compliance notices

      1. 42.Compliance notices

      2. 43.Content and form of a compliance notice

      3. 44.Failure to comply with a compliance notice

      4. 45.Effect of a compliance notice on criminal proceedings

      5. 46.Restrictions on issuing of a compliance notice

      6. 47.Withdrawal of a compliance notice

      7. 48.Appeal against a compliance notice

    3. General

      1. 49.Power to make supplementary etc. provision

      2. 50.Regulations

      3. 51.Lord Advocate's guidance

      4. 52.Interpretation of Part

  5. PART 4 INTERPRETATION

    1. 53.Meanings of “food” and “animal feeding stuffs”

    2. 54.Meaning of “food matter”

    3. 55.Meaning of “other interests of consumers in relation to food”

    4. 56.Meaning of “animal feeding stuffs matter”

    5. 57.Meaning of “food legislation”

    6. 58.General interpretation

  6. PART 5 FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. 59.Modification of enactments

    2. 60.Subordinate legislation

    3. 61.Ancillary provision

    4. 62.Crown application

    5. 63.Commencement

    6. 64.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      MODIFICATION OF ENACTMENTS

      1. Agriculture Act 1947

        1. 1.In section 80 of the Agriculture Act 1947, after paragraph...

      2. Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

        1. 2.(1) The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 is amended...

      3. Food Safety Act 1990

        1. 3.(1) The 1990 Act is amended as follows.

      4. Environmental Protection Act 1990

        1. 4.(1) The Environmental Protection Act 1990 is amended as follows....

      5. Radioactive Substances Act 1993

        1. 5.(1) The Radioactive Substances Act 1993 is amended as follows....

      6. Environment Act 1995

        1. 6.In section 42 of the Environment Act 1995, after subsection...

      7. Food Standards Act 1999

        1. 7.(1) The 1999 Act is amended as follows.

      8. Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003

        1. 8.In section 11(6)(fa) of the Water Environment and Water Services...

      9. Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005

        1. 9.Section 10(3) of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 is...

      10. Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

        1. 10.In schedule 1 to the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014,...

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