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The Eggs and Chicks (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“authorised officer”, means a person who is authorised by the Department or a district council, in accordance with regulation 15 either generally or specially, to act in matters arising under these Regulations;

“breeding establishment” has the meaning given by Article 1(3)(b) of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008;

“chicks” has the meaning given by Article 1(2) of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008;

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008” means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No. 1234/2007 as regards marketing standards for eggs for hatching and farmyard poultry chicks, as amended from time to time;

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008” means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008(1) laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No. 1234/2007 as regards marketing standards for eggs, as adopted by the Commission on 23rd June 2008;

“Council Directive 1999/74/EC” means Council Directive 1999/74/EC(2) laying down minimum standards for the protection of laying hens;

“Directive 2000/13/EC” means Directive 2000/13/EC(3) of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs;

“eggs” has the meaning given by sub-paragraph (k) of the second paragraph of Article 1 of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008;

“eggs for hatching” has the meaning given by Article 1(1) of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008;

“enforcement authority” means an authority exercising a function conferred on it by regulation 15;

“final consumer” has the meaning given by sub-paragraph (r) of the second paragraph of Article 1 of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008;

“hatchery” has the meaning given by Article 1(3)(c) of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008;

“packing centre” has the meaning given by sub-paragraph (q) of the second paragraph of Article 1 of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008;

“pedigree breeding establishment” has the meaning given by Article 1(3)(a) of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008;

“production site” has the meaning given by sub-paragraph (p) of the second paragraph of Article 1 of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008;

“Single CMO Regulation” means Council Regulation (EC) No. 1234/2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation), as amended from time to time;

“the Department” means the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; and

“the Order” means the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(4) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

(3) Any expression which is not defined in paragraph (1), but is used in Part 2 of, or Schedule 1 to, these Regulations, and in Part C of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation has the same meaning in those provisions of these Regulations as it does in the Single CMO Regulation.

(4) Any expression which is not defined in paragraph (1), but is used in regulation 1(3) or Part 3 of, or Schedule 2 to, these Regulations and in Part A of Annex XIV to the Single CMO Regulation or Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008, has the same meaning in those provisions of these Regulations as it does in the EC Regulation in which it is used.

(5) Any reference to a contravention of, or failure to comply with, any provision mentioned in Schedule 1 means a contravention of or failure to comply with—

(a)any provision of the Single CMO Regulation mentioned in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1, as read with any provision mentioned in any corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part; or

(b)any provision of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 617/2008 mentioned in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 1, as read with any provision mentioned in any corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part.

(6) Any reference to a contravention of, or failure to comply with, any provision mentioned in Schedule 2 means a contravention of or failure to comply with—

(a)any provision of the Single CMO Regulation mentioned in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 2, as read with any provision mentioned in any corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part; or

(b)any provision of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 589/2008 mentioned in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 2, as read with any provision mentioned in any corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part.

(1)

O.J. No. L 163, 24.6.2008, p. 6

(2)

O.J. No. L 203, 3.8.1999, p. 53, last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 806/2003 (O.J. No. L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1)

(3)

O.J. No. L 109, 6.5.2000, p. 29, last amended by Commission Directive 2007/68/EC (O.J. No. L 310, 28.11.2007, p. 11)

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