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PART II MAIN PROVISIONS

Competent authorities

3.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (5), any body specified in Column 1 of Schedule 4 is designated as a competent authority for the purposes of the provisions of Regulation 882/2004 indicated in the corresponding entry in Column 2 of that Schedule in so far as those provisions apply in relation to relevant feed law.

(2) Where the feed authority is designated as a competent authority pursuant to paragraph (1) the designation extends to its area or district only, as the case may be.

(3) Subject to paragraphs (4) to (6), any body specified in column 1 of Schedule 5 is designated as a competent authority for the purposes of the provisions of Regulation 882/2004 indicated in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule in so far as those provisions apply in relation to relevant food law.

(4) Where the feed authority is designated as a competent authority pursuant to paragraph (3) the designation will extend to its area or district only as the case may be.

(5) Where the Agency is designated as a competent authority pursuant to paragraph (1) or (3) for the purposes of Article 31(1) of Regulation 882/2004, the designation extends in relation to primary production and the associated operations in respect of which the Agency executes and enforces the Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 2006(1) by virtue of regulation 5(1)(a) of those Regulations.

(6) Where the Agency is designated as a competent authority pursuant to paragraph (3) for the purposes of Article 31(2) of Regulation 882/2004, the designation will extend, as regards Article 31(2)(a) to (e), to those establishments and activities in respect of which the Agency executes and enforces the Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 2006 by virtue of regulation 5(2) of those Regulations.

(1)

S.I. 2006/31 (W.5).