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The Genetically Modified Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004

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6.—(1) The following provisions of the Order shall apply for the purposes of these Regulations and Regulation 1829/2003 as they apply for the purposes of the Order –

(a)Article 4 (presumptions that food intended for human consumption);

(b)Article 19 (offences due to fault of another person);

(c)Article 20 (defence of due diligence) as it applies for the purposes of Article 7, 13 or 14 of the Order;

(d)Article 21 (defence of publication in the course of business);

(e)Article 30(8) (which relates to documentary evidence);

(f)Article 34(1) (obstruction, etc., of officers);

(g)Article 34(2), with the modification that the reference to “any such requirement as is mentioned in paragraph (1)(b)” shall be deemed to be a reference to any such requirement as is mentioned in Article 34(1)(b) as applied by paragraph (f);

(h)Article 36(1) (punishment of offences) in so far as it relates to offences under Article 34(1) as applied by paragraph (f).

(i)Article 36(2) and (3) in so far as it results to offences under Article 34(2) as applied by paragraph (g).

(2) Article 35 (time limit for prosecutions) shall apply to offences under regulation 5 as it applies to offences punishable under Article 36(2) of the Order.

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