Search Legislation

Food Standards Act 1999 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions and Savings) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Transitional provisions and savings

13.—(1) The transfer to the Agency of any transferred function shall not affect—

(a)the validity of anything done, or having effect as if done, by or on behalf of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development before the coming into operation of the provision by or under which the function is transferred;

(b)the power of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Develpment to act on behalf of the Agency in carrying out its functions;

(c)the power of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to act as competent authority for the purposes of—

(i)article 14 of Council Regulation (EC) No. 820/97 establishing a system for the identification and registration of bovine animals and regarding the labelling of beef and beef products(1); and

(ii)article 3 of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1141/97 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 820/97 as regards the labelling of beef and beef products(2); or

(d)the power of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to join with the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety(3) in making Regulations under the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 in relation to—

(i)residues of veterinary products (as defined in section 29(2) of the 1999 Act) in food or food sources; and

(ii)charges for inspection in relation to such residues.

(2) Anything (including legal proceedings or anything in connection with legal proceedings) which at the coming into operation of these Regulations is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, so far as it relates to a transferred function, may be continued by or in relation to the Agency.

(3) Anything (including legal proceedings or anything in connection with legal proceedings) done or having effect as if done before the coming into operation of these Regulations by or in relation to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, so far as it relates to a transferred function, shall have effect as if done by or in relation to the Agency.

(4) In so far as any existing Regulations or Orders made or having effect as if made by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development under the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, including any Regulations or Orders made or having effect as if made under that Order by that Department acting jointly with the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, are in force at the coming into operation of these Regulations, the powers of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to revoke, amend or re-make the Regulations or Orders shall be exercisable, in the same manner and subject to the same conditions, by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

(5) Where any property, right or liability of a Northern Ireland Department is transferred to the Agency by virtue of a scheme made under section 41 of the 1999 Act—

(a)if the authority making the scheme certifies that the property, right or liability has been transferred to the Agency by virtue of subsection (4) of that section, on a day appointed by the scheme for the transfer of the property, right or liability, the certificate shall be conclusive evidence for all purposes of any fact stated in it with respect to the effect of that subsection in relation to the transfer; and

(b)paragraphs (3) and (4) shall not apply on and after that day to the property, right or liability transferred.

(1)

O.J. No. L117, 7.5.97, p. 1

(2)

O.J. No. L165, 24.6.97, p. 7

(3)

Formerly the Department of Health and Social Services; see Article 3(6) of S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1)

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources