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

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Regulations with respect to importation of particular foodsN.I.

4.—(1) In Article 17 of the principal Order (special provisions for particular foods)—

(a)in paragraph (1)—

(i)at the end of sub-paragraph (a) the word “or” shall be omitted;

(ii)after sub-paragraph (b) there shall be inserted—


(c)for prohibiting the importation of any food of a class so specified, ;

(iii)for the words “in either case” there shall be substituted “ (in each case) ”;

(iv)at the end there shall be inserted “ and in the case of a prohibition on importation, is imported at an authorised place of entry ”;

(b)after paragraph (2) there shall be inserted—

(2A) In this Article—

“authorised place of entry” means any port, aerodrome or other place of entry authorised by or under the regulations and, in relation to food in a particular consignment, includes any place of entry so authorised for the importation of that consignment;

“novel food” means any food which has not previously been used for human consumption in Northern Ireland, or has been so used to a very limited extent. .

(2) Article 46 of the principal Order shall cease to have effect.

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