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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

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Food Safety Act 1990

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

(2)In section 6, after subsection (4) insert—

(4A)In the application of subsections (3) and (4) to Scotland, the references to the Food Standards Agency are to be read as references to Food Standards Scotland..

(3)In section 13, after subsection (7) insert—

(8)In the application of this section to Scotland, the references to the Food Standards Agency are to be ignored..

(4)In section 33—

(a)in subsection (2), after “with” insert “section 15C(1) above or”,

(b)in subsection (3), after “subsection (1)(b)” insert “, section 15C(1) or section 15D(2)”.

(5)In section 34, for “section 35(2)” substitute “section 35(A1), (A2) or (2)”.

(6)In section 35, before subsection (1) insert—

(A1)A person guilty of an offence under section 15B(5) above shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

(A2)A person guilty of an offence under section 15C(2) or 15D(3) above shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale..

(7)In section 35, after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)A person guilty of an offence under section 33(2), in so far as it relates to section 15C(1) or 15D(2), shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale..

(8)In section 40, after subsection (5) insert—

(6)In the application of this section to Scotland, the references to the Food Standards Agency are to be read as references to Food Standards Scotland..

(9)In section 41—

(a)the existing provision becomes subsection (1),

(b)after that subsection insert—

(2)In the application of this section to Scotland, the references to the Food Standards Agency are to be read as references to Food Standards Scotland..

(10)In section 42, after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)In the application of subsection (1) to Scotland, the reference to the Food Standards Agency is to be read as a reference to Food Standards Scotland..

(11)In section 48, after subsection (5) insert—

(6)In the application of this section to Scotland, the references to the Food Standards Agency are to be read as references to Food Standards Scotland..

(12)In section 53(2), after the entry for “food business” insert the following entries—

food informationsection 15A
food information lawsection 15A.

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