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The Food Standards Act 1999 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions and Savings) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Instruments, orders and judgments: consequential provisions

12.—(1) Subject to the following paragraphs of this regulation, any provision relating to a transferred function in an instrument made, or court interlocutor, decree or order made or given, before the coming into force of these Regulations has effect, so far as may be necessary or expedient in preparation for, in connection with, or in consequence of the transfer of that function to the Agency, as if any references in the provision (including any references which are to be construed as such references) to, or to officers of, the Scottish Ministers were references to the Agency, or its officers.

(2) Paragraph (1) above does not apply to any authorisation or licence issued for the purposes of the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations 1995 in force at the coming into force of these Regulations.

(3) Paragraph (1) above applies to codes of practice issued under section 40 of the Food Safety Act 1990 before the coming into force of these Regulations but does not apply so as to treat the authority by which the code was issued as altered.

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