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The Food Irradiation Provisions (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Amendments to the Food (Control of Irradiation) Regulations 1990

11.  In Schedule 1, Part II (terms and conditions of irradiation licences)–

(a)in paragraph 9(1) there shall be inserted at the beginning the words “The licence shall prohibit the licensee from subjecting any food to treatment by ionising radiation in combination with any chemical treatment having the same purpose as that treatment.”;

(b)in paragraph 15 before “The licence” insert “(1)” and there shall be added at the end the following sub paragraph:–

(2) The licence shall require the licensee to preserve the records referred to in sub paragraph (1) for a period of 5 years after making.;

(c)for paragraph 16(1) there shall be substituted the following:–

(1) The licence shall require the licensee to send to the licensing authority within twenty eight days after each anniversary of the date from which the licence runs a written return in respect of the year ending with that anniversary.; and

(d)for paragraph 18 (duration) there shall be substituted the following:–


18.  The licence shall, subject to Part III below, continue in effect unless withdrawn or suspended in accordance with the provisions of Part IV below or surrendered by the licensee to the licensing authority; and existing licenses shall be construed accordingly..

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