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The Potatoes Originating in Egypt Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Approval of plants which process potatoes originating in Egypt

4.—(1) A person shall not process any potatoes originating in Egypt other than in a plant which has been approved by the Department for that purpose.

(2) The Department shall approve processing plants in writing and may suspend or revoke the approval in writing.

(3) In this regulation—

“excluded establishment” means a shop, restaurant, canteen, club, public house, school, hospital or similar establishment (including a vehicle or a fixed or mobile stall) where food is packed or prepared for delivery to the final consumer;

“plant” means any premises other than an excluded establishment; and

“process” means the carrying out, in the course of business, of any treatment, including washing.

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