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The Official Feed and Food Controls Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Competent authorities

    2. 4.Exchanging and providing information

    3. 5.Obtaining information

    4. 6.Power to issue codes of recommended practice

    5. 7.Monitoring of enforcement action

    6. 8.Power to request information relating to enforcement action

    7. 9.Power of entry for persons monitoring enforcement action

    8. 10.Meaning of “enforcement authority” and related expressions

    9. 11.Offences relating to regulations 8 and 9

    10. 12.Right of appeal

    11. 13.Staff of competent authority of another member State

    12. 14.Commission experts

    13. 15.Prohibition on disclosure of trade secrets

    14. 16.Execution and enforcement

    15. 17.Powers of entry

    16. 18.Obstruction etc. of officers

    17. 19.Penalties

    18. 20.Time limit for prosecutions

  4. PART 3

    1. 21.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 22.Feed enforcement responsibilities and competent authority status

    3. 23.Food enforcement responsibilities and competent authority status

    4. 24.Functions of the Commissioners

    5. 25.Exchange of information

    6. 26.Deferred execution and enforcement

    7. 27.Prohibition on introduction of certain feed and food

    8. 28.Checks on products

    9. 29.Suspension of designation of points of entry

    10. 30.Detention, destruction, special treatment, re–dispatch and other appropriate measures and costs

    11. 31.Notices pursuant to Articles 18 and 19 of Regulation 882/2004 (imports of feed and food from third countries)

    12. 32.Right of appeal in respect of notices served under regulation 31

    13. 33.Serious risk to animal or public health

    14. 34.Costs and fees

    15. 35.Procurement by authorised officers of samples with regard to food

    16. 36.Analysis etc. of samples

    17. 37.Powers of entry of authorised officers of a district council

    18. 38.Obstruction etc. of officers (imports)

    19. 39.Offences and penalties

    20. 40.Time limit for prosecutions (imports)

  5. PART 4

    1. 41.Expenses arising from additional official controls

    2. 42.Expenses arising in respect of co-ordinated assistance and follow-up by the Commission

  6. PART 5

    1. 43.Offences due to fault of another person

    2. 44.Defence of due diligence

    3. 45.Protection of officers acting in good faith

    4. 46.Amendment to the Feed (Hygiene and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

    5. 47.Revocation

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DEFINITIONS OF EU LEGISLATION

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DEFINITION OF RELEVANT FEED LAW

      1. “relevant feed law” means — Part IV of the Agriculture...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      DEFINITION OF RELEVANT FOOD LAW

      1. “relevant food law” means — food law in so far...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      COMPETENT AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 882/2004 IN SO FAR AS THEY APPLY IN RELATION TO RELEVANT FEED LAW

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      COMPETENT AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 882/2004 IN SO FAR AS THEY APPLY IN RELATION TO RELEVANT FOOD LAW

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      SPECIFIED IMPORT PROVISIONS

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      SCHEDULE SUBSTITUTED FOR SCHEDULE 1 TO THE FEED (HYGIENE AND ENFORCEMENT) REGULATIONS (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2005

  8. Explanatory Note

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