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Food Safety (Fishery Products and Live Shellfish) (Hygiene) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Amendment of regulation 2(1) of the principal Regulations

1.  In regulation 2(1) (interpretation)—

(a)the definition of “movement document” shall be deleted;

(b)after the definition of “purification centre” there shall be inserted—

  • “registration document” means a document for the identification of live shellfish during transport from a production area to a dispatch centre, purification centre, relaying area or processing plant which—


    conforms with the standard registration document contained in a measure intended to give effect to the requirements of paragraph 6 of Chapter II of the Live Bivalve Molluscs Directive(1) that has been made in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 12 of the Live Bivalve Molluscs Directive; and


    is issued by—


    a competent authority within the meaning of the Live Bivalve Molluscs Directive; or


    where the document meets the requirements of that Directive and any law in force in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, a competent authority in those Islands or that Isle;.


The relevant amending instrument is Council Directive 97/61/EC (O.J. No. L295, 29.10.97, p. 35)

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