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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 in relation to all feeding stuffs

18.—(1) Subsection (1) of section 66 shall have effect as if—

(a)for the definition of “feeding stuff” there were substituted the following definition—

  • “feeding stuff” means—


    a product of vegetable or animal origin in its natural state (whether fresh or preserved);


    a product derived from the industrial processing of such a product; or


    an organic or inorganic substance, used singly or in a mixture,

    whether or not containing additives, for oral feeding to pet animals or farmed creatures;;

(b)for the definition of “pet animal” there were substituted the following definition—

  • “pet animal” has the same meaning as in Council Directive 70/524/EEC concerning additives in feeding stuffs as amended;; and

(c)before the definition of “prescribed” there were inserted the following definition—

“premixture” means a mixture of additives, or a mixture of additives with substances used as carriers, intended for the manufacture of feeding stuffs;.

(2) Subsection (2)(b) of section 66 shall have effect as if the following were substituted for it—

(2) (b) material shall be treated—

(i)as imported or sold for use as a feeding stuff whether it is imported or, as the case may be, sold, to be used by itself, or as an ingredient, additive or premixture in something which is to be so used; and

(ii)as used as a feeding stuff whether it is so used by itself, or as an ingredient, additive or premixture in something which is to be so used..

(3) Sections 73 and 73A shall have effect as if, for the words “animals of any description prescribed for the purpose of the definition of “feeding stuff” in section 66(1) of this Act” there were substituted the words “any farmed creatures”.

(4) Section 85 shall have effect as if—

(a)insofar as it relates to delivery outside the United Kingdom, paragraph (a) no longer applied, and

(b)paragraph (b) no longer applied.

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