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

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Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 1Regulations relating to egg products, dairy products and egg hygiene: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Egg Products Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993

In regulation 6(1) and (2) for “The Department” there shall be substituted “The district council”.

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “animal” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency(1);;

(b)in the definition of “approving authority” for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”;

(c)in the definition of “authorised officer”, for “the Department”, in both places where it occurs, there shall be substituted “the Agency”;

(d)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted.

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

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are regulations 4(3), 4(4), 4(5), 4(6), 4(8), 4(9), 5(1), 5(2), 8(1), 8(3), 8(8), 16(2), 16(3) and 17.

3.  In regulation 18(a), for “the Department or a district council” there shall be substituted “an authorised officer”.

Part IIIConsequential modifications to the Eggs (Marketing Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

1.  In regulation 2(1), before the definition of “authorised officer” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;.

2.  In regulation 4, for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(2) In so far as any Community provisions do not relate to the matters to which paragraph (1) relates—

(a)the Department shall enforce and execute those covered by paragraph (a) of the definition of “Community provision” in regulation 2(1); and

(b)the Agency shall enforce and execute those covered by paragraph (b) of that definition..

3.  In regulation 5—

(a)after “Community provision”, in both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted “covered by regulation 4(2)”; and

(b)after “an authorised officer” wherever it occurs, there shall be inserted “of the authority given, by regulation 4(2), the function of enforcing that provision”.

4.  For regulation 6, there shall be substituted the following regulation—

6.  If so required by notice in writing served on him by or on behalf of the Department or the Agency, any person carrying on any activity regulated by any Community provision covered by regulation 4(2)(a) or (b) shall keep or cause to be kept such records as the Department or, as the case may be, the Agency, may reasonably require for the purpose of enforcing or executing any such provision and shall provide the Department or, as the case may be, the Agency, with such records as they may from time to time require..

5.  In regulation 8(b), for “to him by such an officer under these Regulations” there shall be substituted “of him”.

Regulation 4

SCHEDULE 2Regulations relating to feedingstuffs: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)after the definition of “additive” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)in the definition of “national list” for “the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

2.  In regulation 15(9), for “the Department of Agriculture” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Feeding Stuffs (Establishments and Intermediaries) Regulations 1999

1.  In regulation 2(2)—

(a)after the definition of “additive” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)the definition of “the Minister” shall be omitted.

2.—(1) In the provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2), for the words “the Minister”, “him” and “it”, wherever they occur in each of those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”, “it” and “the competent body” respectively.

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are regulations 10, 17, 24 and 31.

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

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are regulations 33(1), 34(1), 34(2) and 35(1), (3) and (5).

4.  In regulations 35(4) and 36(2), for the words “the Minister”, “he” and “him”, wherever they occur in each of those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

5.  In regulations 36(1) and 37(1) and (2), for the words “the Minister” and “he”, wherever they occur in each of those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

6.  For regulation 38 there shall be substituted the following regulation—

Obligation of competent bodies to supply certain information to the Food Standards Agency

38.  Where any competent body comes into possession of information which it considers will assist the Agency to exercise its functions under regulations 36 and 37, the competent body shall as soon as possible provide that information to the Agency in writing..

7.  In regulation 39, in the definitions of “approved third country establishment”, “eligible person” and “registered third country establishment”, for “the Minister”, wherever it occurs in each of those definitions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

Part IIIConsequential modifications to the Feeding Stuffs (Enforcement) Regulations 1999, save in so far as they relate to zootechnical products (as referred to in section 29(2)(d) of the 1999 Act)

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)after the definition of “the Act” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)the definition of “the Minister” shall be omitted.

2.  In regulations 4(13) and 6(6), for “the Minister”, wherever it occurs in each of those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

3.  In regulation 14—

(a)for “the Minister” there shall be substituted “the Agency”; and

(b)for “him” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

Part IVConsequential modifications to the Animal Feedingstuffs from Belgium (Control) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “the Control Order” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted; and

(c)in the definition of “enforcement officer”, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

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

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are regulations 5(1) and (2) and 6(2)(d)(i).

Regulation 5

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

Part IConsequential modifications to the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

In regulation 8(2)(c)(i) for “the Department”, in both places where it occurs, there shall be substituted “the Food Standards Agency”.

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Food Safety (Temperature Control) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

In regulations 12(a) and 15(2)(b)(i) for “the Department”, wherever it occurs in those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Food Standards Agency”.

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”.

Regulation 6

SCHEDULE 4Regulations relating to meat hygiene, etc.: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Meat (Hygiene, Inspection and Examination for Residues) (Charges) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

1.  In regulation 1(2), for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

2.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “business” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)for the definition of “health inspection and control exercise” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“health inspection and control exercise” means the supervision and controls specified in the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997, the Poultry Meat Regulations and the Wild Game Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 and the monitoring of the requirements of the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 in so far as such monitoring relates to the welfare of animals slaughtered for human consumption in a slaughterhouse;;

(c)for the definition of “the Residues Regulations” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“the Residue Regulations” means the Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998(2);; and

(d)for the definition of “slaughterhouse” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“slaughterhouse” means a slaughterhouse licensed by the Agency under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 or the Poultry Meat Regulations; and.

3.—(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 regulations 4(1) and (2), 9(1) and (3), 10(2), (3), (5), (6) and (7), 11(1), (2), (5), (6), (7) and (10), 12 and 13(1), (1)(a) and (b) and (2).

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Bird Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “authorised person” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)in the definition of “licensed”, 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 regulations 4(2), (2)(a)(i)(aa) and (bb), (ii)(aa) and (bb), (iii)(aa) and (bb), (iv)(aa) and (bb), (v) and (vi), (2)(b), (3) and (4), (6) to (9), 5(1), (1)(a) and (c), (2) and (4), 6(1), (4) and (5), 8(1), (2) and (4), 10(1), (3), (4) and (5), 11(1), 12(1) to (3), 15(3) and (4), 16(2), 17(1)(d) and (e)(iii), (3), 21(2)(b) and (3), 22, 23 and paragraphs 7(a) and 14 of Schedule 7, paragraph 8(b)(iv) of Schedule 11 and paragraphs 3 and 4(e) of Schedule 15.

Part IIIConsequential modifications to the Fresh Meat (Beef Controls) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

1.  In regulation 2(1) before the definition of “the Department” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards 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 regulations 4(1), (2) and (3), 5(1) and (2), and 6 and paragraph 7(2) of Part I of Schedule 1 and paragraphs 2 and 6 of Part II of Schedule 1.

3.  For regulation 9 there shall be substituted the following regulation—

9.  In premises licensed under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997, these Regulations shall be enforced and executed by the Agency, and in any other case these Regulations shall be enforced and executed by each district council within its district..

Part IVConsequential modifications to the Beef Bones Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.  In regulation 2(1), after the definition of “additive” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;.

2.  In regulation 12, for paragraph (1) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(1) In premises licensed under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997, these Regulations shall be enforced by the Agency, and in any other case the Regulations shall be enforced by each district council within its district and each such authority shall for the purposes of these Regulations be an enforcement authority..

Part VConsequential modifications to the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “animals” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted.

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 the definitions of “OVS” and “veterinary officer” in regulation 2(1), and regulations 4(1), (2), (3), (4), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12)(b)(i) and (ii), (13) and (14), 5(1), (1)(a) and (e), (2), (3) and (4), 7(1) to (3), 8(1), (2) and (4), 10(1), 11(1) to (3) and (5), 12(3)(b), 13(3), 18(1) and (2), 19(1)(d), 20(2)(b) and (3), 22, 24(4)(a)(i) and (iii), (b) and (c) and paragraph 1(b) of Part I of Schedule 6, paragraphs 13 and 14 of Part IX of Schedule 10, paragraph 2(d) of Schedule 14 and paragraph 2 of Schedule 16.

Part VIConsequential modifications to the Meat Products (Hygiene) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “ambient store” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted.

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 the definition of “approval authority” in regulation 2(1) and regulations 4(1)(c), 5(1)(c), 19(1) and 22 and paragraph 2(a)(iii) of Part IX of Schedule 2.

Part VIIConsequential modifications to the Minced Meat and Meat Preparations (Hygiene) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “approval authority” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)in the definition of “approval authority” for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”; and

(c)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted.

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 regulations 10 and 12(1).

Part VIIIConsequential modifications to the Specified Risk Material Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the first definition of “approved” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)in the second definition of “approved”, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”; and

(c)in the definition of “listed premises”, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

2.  For regulation 5 there shall be substituted the following regulation—

Approvals

5.(1) The Department may, on application, approve any premises for the purposes of Part VI (transport and disposal of specified risk material) if it is satisfied that the premises—

(a)are properly equipped to carry out the functions to which the approval relates; and

(b)comply with the requirements of that Part.

(2) The Agency may, on application, authorise or register any premises for the purposes of Parts II, IV or V respectively (restrictions on the use of specified risk material and vertebral columns of ruminant animals, prohibitions on the removal of certain specified risk materials from ruminant animals and particular requirements in relation to sheep and goats) if it is satisfied that the premises—

(a)are properly equipped to carry out the functions of these Regulations to which the authorisation or registration relates; and

(b)comply with the requirements of the Part of these Regulations to which the authorisation or registration relates..

3.—(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 regulations 8(1), (2), (3), (4) and (5), 10(3), 14(2), 15(1)(a) and (7), 16A(2), 19(4), 31(1) and 31(A)(1).

4.  In regulation 8(4), for “him” there shall be substituted “it”.

Part IXConsequential modifications to the Wild Game Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “carcase” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted;

(c)in the definition of “licensed”, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”;

(d)in the definition of “OVS”, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”; and

(e)in the definition of “veterinary officer”, 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 regulations 3(2), (2)(a), (3), (4) and (6), 4(1), (1)(a) and (c), (2) and (3), 5(3), 6(1), (2) and (4), 7(1), (2) and (3), 9(1), (3), (4) and (5), 10(1), 11(1) to (3), 14(1) and (2), 15(1)(d) and (3), 16(2)(b) and 18 and paragraph 3(b)(iv) of Schedule 7.

Part XConsequential modifications to the Animal By-Products (Identification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)after the definition of “the 1993 Regulations” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)the definition of “the Department” shall be omitted.

2.  In regulations 3(3)(a), 12 and 13 for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

Part XIConsequential modifications to the Specified Risk Material (Inspection Charges) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “approved” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)in the definitions of “SRM charge” and “SRM inspector”, 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 regulations 3(1), (2) and (3) and 4(1), (1)(a) and (b) and paragraphs 2, 3(b) and 5 of the Schedule.

3.  In regulation 5(2) for “regulation 9(9)” and “(10)” there shall be substituted “regulation 9(10)” and “(11)” respectively.

Regulation 7

SCHEDULE 5Regulations relating to imports and exports: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Imported Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991

1.  In regulation 9(1), before the definition of “bulk lard” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;.

2.  In regulation 10(1)(c) and (3) for “the Department”, wherever it occurs in those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “aquaculture product” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)in the definition of “authorised officer”, after “Department,” there shall be inserted “ the Agency”.

2.  In regulation 3—

(a)in paragraphs (1) and (2), after “Department”, wherever it occurs in those provisions, there shall be inserted “or the Agency”;

(b)after paragraph (2) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(3) The Agency may direct, in relation to cases of a particular description or a particular case, that these Regulations shall be executed and enforced by the Agency instead of the district council, or jointly by the Agency and the district council..

3.  In regulation 4—

(a)after paragraph (1) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(1A) The Agency, after consulting the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, may also exercise the powers to give directions in paragraph (1), either jointly with the Department or alone..

(b)in paragraph (3) for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency or the Department”.

4.  In regulation 12(7), for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

5.  In regulation 14(c), after “the Department”, in both places it occurs, there shall be inserted “or the Agency”.

6.  In regulation 20, after paragraph (4) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(5) Before authorising the release of any product, the official veterinary surgeon shall, where he has any doubt relating to the protection of public health whether a product should be released, consult the Agency and shall take no further action in connection with the release of the product without first informing the Agency.

7.  In regulation 24—

(a)in paragraph (2), for “Subject to paragraph (3)” there shall be substituted “Subject to paragraphs (2A) and (3)”; and

(b)after paragraph (2) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(2A) Where the official veterinary surgeon consults the Agency in relation to non-compliance of any product of animal origin with public health conditions, he shall not authorise the importer of the products to transport them for storage in a free zone or free warehouse in accordance with the provisos in paragraph (2) without first informing the Agency.

8.—(1) In regulations 27, 28 and 33(1), after “the Department” there shall be inserted the words “, the Agency”.

(2) In regulation 33, for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(2) If requested in writing to do so by the Department or the Agency, a district council shall provide the Department or, as the case may be, the Agency with—

(a)such information relating to the calculation of charges as the Department or, as the case may be, the Agency, may require; and

(b)copies of any written representations made by the persons referred to in paragraph (1)..

9.—(1) In regulation 34(1), for “ask the Department to review the amount of the charge” there shall be substituted—

(a)in the case of a charge for a health inspection and control exercise carried out otherwise than in relation to any function of the Agency, ask the Department to review the amount of the charge; and

(b)in the case of a charge for a health inspection and control exercise carried out in relation to any function of the Agency, ask the Agency to review the amount of the charge..

(2) In regulation 34(2), after “the Department” there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be, the Agency”.

(3) In regulation 34(4)—

(a)after “the Department”, in the first place where it occurs, there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be, the Agency”; and

(b)after “the Department”, in the second place where it occurs, there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be in relation to a review of a charge levied by the Agency, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety”.

(4) In regulation 34(5), (6) and (7), after “the Department”, wherever it occurs in those provisions, there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be, the Agency”.

10.  In regulation 35(1) and (2), after “the Department” there shall be inserted “or the Agency”.

11.  In regulation 38(1) and (2), after “the Department” there shall be inserted “, the Agency”.

Regulation 8

SCHEDULE 6Regulations relating to food irradiation: consequential provisions

Consequential modifications to the Food (Control of Irradiation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

1.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “the Order” there shall be inserted the following definition—

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

(b)in the definition of “licensing authority”, for “the Department of Agriculture” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

2.  In paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 2, for “the Department of Agriculture”, wherever it occurs, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

Regulation 9

SCHEDULE 7Emergency Control Orders: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Food (Peanuts from Egypt) (Emergency Control) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

In Article 4(2), for “the Department as it may request for the purpose of its duties under Article 12 of the 1991 Order in connection with this Order” there shall be substituted “the Department or the Food Standards Agency, for the purpose of their duties under Article 12 of the 1991 Order in connection with this Order, as the Department or the Food Standards Agency may respectively request”.

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Food (Animal Products from Belgium) (Emergency Control) Order (Northern Ireland) 2000

In Article 4(3), for “the Department as it may request for the purpose of its duties under Article 12 of the 1991 Order in connection with the implementation of the Commission Decision in relation to food” there shall be substituted “the Department or the Food Standards Agency, for the purpose of their duties under Article 12 of the 1991 Order in connection with the implementation of the Commission Decision in relation to food, as the Department or the Food Standards Agency may respectively request”.

Regulation 10

SCHEDULE 8Other Regulations: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

1.  In regulation 2(1), before the definition of “animal” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency,;

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

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are paragraphs 5(1) and (4), 8, 9(1), 10 and 11(1) of Schedule 1.

(3) In paragraphs 5(2) and 6(2) of Schedule 1, for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency, acting on behalf of the Department,”.

3.  In paragraph 4(1)(a) of Schedule 1, after “the Department” there shall be inserted “or the Agency, on behalf of the Department,”.

Part IIConsequential modifications to the Industrial Pollution Control (Applications, Appeals and Registers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

In regulation 5(1), after sub-paragraph (e) there shall be added the following sub-paragraph—

(f)the Food Standards Agency, in the case of all prescribed processes designated for integrated central control..

Part IIIConsequential modifications to the Bovines and Bovine Products (Trade) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

1.  In regulation 2(2), after the definition of “additional mark” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency,.

2.  In regulation 14(1), (2) and (3), after “the Department”, wherever it occurs, there shall be inserted “or the Agency, on behalf of the Department”.

Part IVConsequential modifications to the Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

1.  In regulation 2(1), before the definition of “bottle” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;.

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

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are regulations 4(1)(d)(i), (2), (3), (4) and (6) and paragraphs 1, 4 and 6 of Part II to Schedule 1.

3.  In regulation 4(4), for “shall make such inquiry into the matter as may seem to it appropriate ” there shall be substituted “shall make such inquiry into the matter as may seem to the Agency to be appropriate”.

4.  For regulation 4(5) there shall be substituted—

(5) Upon the grant or withdrawal of recognition for the purposes of Article 1 pursuant to this regulation the Agency shall inform the Commission of the European Community of such grant or withdrawal..

Regulation 11

SCHEDULE 9Monitoring of enforcement action, etc.: consequential provisions

The Regulations and their provisions made under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 referred to in regulation 11 are—

The Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 (S.R. 1987 No. 431); amended by S.R. 1993 No. 9 and S.R. 1998 No. 383All the provisions
The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 (S.R. 1987 No. 432); amended by S.R. 1991 Nos. 203 and 344 and S.R. 1994 No.174All the provisions
The Organic Products Regulations 1992, S.I. 1992/2111; amended by S.I. 1993/405, 1994/2286 and 1997/166All the provisions
The General Product Safety Regulations 1994, S.I. 1994/2328; amended by S.I. 1994/3142 and 3144, S.I. 1996/2756 and S.I. 1999/1820Regulation 11
The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 (S.R. 1995 No. 85); amended by S.R. 1996 Nos. 53 and 383 and S.R. 1997 No. 213Regulation 9
The Fresh Meat (Import Conditions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997 No. 218)All the provisions
The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 (S.R. 1998 No. 45); amended by S.R. 1998 Nos. 163 and 207 and S.R. 1999 No. 193All the provisions
The Feeding Stuffs (Establishment and Intermediaries) Regulations 1999, S.I. 1999/1872All the provisions
The Feeding Stuffs (Enforcement) Regulations 1999, S.I. 1999/2325All the provisions
The Animal Feeding Stuffs from Belgium (Control) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (S.R. 2000 No. 73)All the provisions
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See section 1 of the Food Standards Act 1999 c. 28

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