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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 431


The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000


30th November 2000

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

30th November 2000

Coming into force

31st December 2000

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6(4), 16(2), 17(1), 26(1)(a) and 48(1) of the Food Safety Act 1990(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, after having regard in accordance with section 48(4A)(2) of that Act to relevant advice given by the Food Standards Agency and after consultation in accordance with section 48(4) and (4B)(3) of that Act, hereby make the following Regulations:


1990 c. 16; section 6(4) was amended by the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40), Schedule 9, paragraph 6 and by the Food Standards Act 1999 (c. 28) (“the 1999 Act”), Schedule 5, paragraph 10(3). Sections 16(1) and 48(1) were amended by the 1999 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 8; section 17(1) was amended by the 1999 Act, Schedule 5 paragraphs 8 and 12; amendments made by Schedule 5 of the 1999 Act which extend to Scotland shall be taken as pre-commencement enactments for the purposes of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) by virtue of section 40(2) of the 1999 Act. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998.


Section 48(4A) was inserted by the Food Standards Act 1999, Schedule 5, paragraph 21.


Section 48(4B) was inserted by the Food Standards Act 1999 Schedule 5, paragraph 21.

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