This Statutory Rule has been made to correct an error in SR 2003/383 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Statutory Rule.

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2005 No. 385


The Honey (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005


10th August 2005

Coming into operation

5th September 2005

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety(1) in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 15(1)(e), 16(1), 25(1) and (3) and 47(2) of the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(2), and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, having had regard, in accordance with Article 47(3A) of the said Order, to relevant advice given by the Food Standards Agency and after consultation as required by Article 9 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety(3) hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Honey (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 and shall come into operation on 5th September 2005.

Amendments to the Honey Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

2.  The Honey Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003(4) shall be amended in accordance with regulation 3.

3.—(1) In Schedule 1 Note 1, for “and 6” there shall be substituted—

(2) In Schedule 1 Note 3 —

(a)for “items 7 and 8” there shall be substituted “items 8 and 9”;

(b)in sub–paragraph (i) for “physio–chemical” there shall be substituted “physico–chemical”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on 10th August 2005.


Deirdre Kenny

A senior officer of the

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations correct errors in the Honey Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. 2003 No. 383), to ensure accurate transposition of Council Directive 2001/110/EC concerning honey (OJ No. L10, 12.1.2002, p.47).


Formerly the Department of Health and Social Services; see S.I. 1999/283 (N.I.1) Article 3 (6)


S.I. 1991/762 (N.I.7) as amended by S.I. 1996/1633 (N.I.12) and paragraphs 26 to 42 of Schedule 5 and Schedule 6 to the Food Standards Act 1999 c. 28


OJ No. L31, 1.2.2002, p.1