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Food Protection (Shellfish Emergency Prohibitions) (Strangford Lough) (Revocation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2000

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2000 No. 190

PUBLIC HEALTH

Food Protection (Shellfish Emergency Prohibitions) (Strangford Lough) (Revocation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2000

Made

22nd May 2000

Coming into operation

23rd May 2000

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety(1), in exercise of the powers conferred on it by sections 1(1) and 24(3) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, being of the opinion that there no longer exist or may exist circumstances which are likely to create a hazard to human health through human consumption of certain food and that in consequence food which is or may be in the future in the area designated for the purposes of the Orders revoked by the following Order or which is derived, or may be in the future derived from Queen scallops in those areas, is not, or may not become, unsuitable for human consumption, hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Shellfish Emergency Prohibitions) (Strangford Lough) (Revocation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2000 and shall come into operation on 23rd May 2000.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to this Order as it applies to Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Revocation

2.  The following Orders, that is to say—

(a)the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Strangford Lough) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999(4),

(b)the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Strangford Lough) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2000(5),

are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on 22nd May 2000.

L.S.

Don Hill

Senior Officer of the

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Strangford Lough) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 (“the 1999 Order”) and the amendment threto. The 1999 Order, as amended, contained emergency prohibitions on various activities in order to prevent human consumption of Queen scallops or food which is derived from Queen scallops originating in waters in Strangford Lough. The effect of this Order is to lift these prohibitions.

(1)

Formerly the Department of Health and Social Services; see S.I. 1999/238, Article 3

(2)

1985 c. 48 section 1 as amended by section 51 of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16). See also section 25(2) 1985 c. 48

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