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The Food Safety(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Provision of facilities for cleansing shellfish

23.—(1) A district council may provide, whether within or outside its district, tanks or other apparatus for cleansing shellfish.

(2) A district council may contribute towards the expenses incurred under this Article by any other council, or towards expenses incurred by any other person in providing, and making available to the public, tanks or other apparatus for cleansing shellfish.

(3) Nothing in this Article shall authorise the establishment of any tank or other apparatus, or the execution of any other work, on, over or under tidal lands below high-water mark of ordinary spring tides, except in accordance with such plans and sections, and subject to such restrictions and conditions, as may before the work is commenced be approved by the Department of the Environment.

(4) In this Article “cleansing”, in relation to shellfish, includes subjecting them to any germicidal treatment.

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