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Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Revocation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2003 No. 484

PUBLIC HEALTH

Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Revocation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003

Made

21st November 2003

Coming into operation

21st November 2003

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety(1) in exercise of the powers conferred on it by sections 1(1) and (2) and 24(3) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985(2) and of all other powers 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 food and that in consequence food which is derived or may be in the future derived from scallops in the area described in the Order revoked by this order is not, or may not be, 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 (Emergency Prohibitions) (Revocation) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 and shall come into operation on 21st November 2003.

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

Revocation

2.  The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003(4) is hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on 21st November 2003.

L.S.

Deirdre Kenny

A 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) Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 which contains emergency prohibitions restricting various activities in order to prevent human consumption of scallops or food which is derived from scallops originating in waters in Strangford Lough.

(1)

Formerly the Department of Health and Social Services; see S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1) Article 3. See also section 25(2) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985; functions formerly exercisable by the Department of Agriculture (now the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; see Article 3 of S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1)) are now exercisable by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety pursuant to paragraph 6(5) and (6) of Schedule 5 to the Food Standards Act 1999 c. 28 which amended the said section 25(2)

(2)

1985 c. 48; section 1(1) and (2) was amended by section 51(2)(a) and (b) of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16); section 1(2) was further amended by S.I. 1999/1756

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