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Amendment of the principal Regulations

4.  In regulation 2—

(a)in paragraph (1)—

(i)at the appropriate places there shall be inserted the following definitions—

“list A substance” means a substance named in list A of Annex II to Council Directive 96/22; and

“list B substance” means a substance named in list B of Annex II to council Directive 96/22;

(ii)for the definition of “marketing authorisation” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“marketing authorisation” has the same meaning as it bears in Article 5 of Council Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Community code relating to veterinary medicinal products (1);

(iii)the definition of “the Marking Authorisations Regulations” shall be deleted;

(iv)for the definition of “unauthorised substance” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“unauthorised substance” means an Annex IV substance, a prohibited substance and any other substance or product the administration of which to animals is prohibited by or under European Community legislation; and

(v)the definition of “unlicensed product” shall be deleted; and

(b)after paragraph (3) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(3A) Any reference to European Community legislation in these Regulations is to be construed, if it has been amended, as a reference to that legislation as amended at the making of the Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006..

(1)

O.J. No. L311, 28.11.2001, p.1