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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 30: Power to issue guidance on control of food-borne diseases

30.FSS may issue guidance to the Scottish Ministers and Scottish public bodies about their general responsibilities for the control and management of food-borne diseases. Any such guidance must be published. This will ensure transparency and public accountability for measures that should be taken to combat food-borne disease. The Scottish Ministers and Scottish public bodies have to have regard to this guidance as required. The section provides that the power to issue guidance includes power to issue revised guidance.

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