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SCHEDULE 3Regulations relating to general food hygiene, temperature control and fish and shellfish hygiene: consequential provisions

Part IIIConsequential modifications to the Food Safety (Fishery Products and Live Shellfish) (Hygiene) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “another EEA State” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;; and

(b)in the definition of “designated bivalve production area”, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

2.—(1) In each of the provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2), for “the Department”, wherever it occurs in those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are—

(a)regulations 3(1) to (3), 4, 5(1) and (2), 6(1) and (2), 7(3) and (4), 11(4)(b) and (5), 12(2)(b) and (3), 14(2) and (4), 22(4), 28(4)(c) and 52(1), (2)(b) and (3);

(b)in Schedule 2 —

(i)paragraph 5 of Chapter III;

(ii)paragraphs 4 and 12 of Section III of Chapter IV;

(iii)paragraph 1(a) of Section IV of Chapter IV;

(iv)paragraph 8 of Chapter V; and

(v)paragraph 1 of Chapter VI;

(c)in Schedule 3, paragraph 3B(2) of Section II of Chapter V.

3.  In regulation 52(3) for “assigned to them” there shall be substituted “assigned to it or, as the case may be, them”.

4.  In regulation 55(2), for “the Department concerned” there shall be substituted “the Department or the Agency”.