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The Food Safety(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Protective provisions

Continuance of registration or licence on death

42.—(1) This Article shall have effect on the death of any person who—

(a)is registered in respect of any premises in accordance with regulations made under Part II; or

(b)holds a licence issued in accordance with regulations so made.

(2) The registration or licence shall subsist for the benefit of the deceased’s personal representative, or his widow or any other member of his family, until the expiration of—

(a)the period of 3 months from the date of his death; or

(b)such longer period as the district council or, as the case may be, the Department of Agriculture may allow.

Protection of public analyst acting in good faith

43.  A public analyst appointed by a district council shall be treated for the purposes of section 48 of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972(1) as being an officer of the council, whether or not his appointment is a whole-time appointment.

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