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The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Scope

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.Offences of contravening specified provisions of Regulation 1935/2004

    2. 5.Offences of contravening Article 4 of Regulation 2023/2006

    3. 6.Competent authorities for the purposes of Regulation 1935/2004 and Regulation 2023/2006

  4. PART 3

    1. 7.Offences of contravening specified provisions of Regulation 450/2009

    2. 8.Competent authorities for the purposes of Regulation 450/2009

  5. PART 4

    1. 9.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 10.Limits for lead and cadmium and declaration of compliance

  6. PART 5

    1. 11.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 12.Controls and limits

  7. PART 6

    1. 13.Interpretation of Part 6 and the Schedule

    2. 14.Offences of contravening specified provisions of Regulation 10/2011

    3. 15.Competent authorities for the purposes of Regulation 10/2011

  8. PART 7

    1. 16.Restrictions on the use of certain epoxy derivatives (BADGE, BFDGE and NOGE)

    2. 17.Competent authorities for the purposes of Regulation 1895/2005

  9. PART 8

    1. 18.Requirements on materials and articles manufactured with vinyl chloride

  10. PART 9

    1. 19.Offences and penalties

    2. 20.Enforcement

    3. 21.Offences due to the act or default of a third party

    4. 22.Time limit for prosecutions

    5. 23.General defences

    6. 24.Procedure where a sample is to be analysed

    7. 25.Secondary analysis by the Government Chemist

    8. 26.Application of various provisions of the Order

  11. PART 10

    1. 27.Consequential amendment to the Food Safety (Sampling and Qualifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991

    2. 28.Amendment to the Food Labelling Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

    3. 29.Revocations

  12. Signature

    1. THE SCHEDULE

      Specified provisions of Regulation 10/2011

  13. Explanatory Note

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