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The Food Safety (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Department of Agriculture

3.—(1) In Article 2(2) of the principal Order (interpretation)—

(a)for the definition of “the Department concerned” there shall be substituted—

“the Department concerned” means the Department or the Department of Agriculture or the Department and the Department of Agriculture acting jointly;;

(b)the definitions of “dairy farm”, “liquid milk plant” and “novel” shall cease to have effect.

(2) For Article 26(1) of the principal Order (enforcement of the Order) there shall be substituted—

(1) Subject to paragraph (1A), the provisions of this Order shall be enforced and executed by each district council within its district.

(1A) The Department of Agriculture shall enforce and execute such provisions of this Order as may be specified by order..

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