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

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2.—(1) In these Regulations–

“the 1999 Act” means the Food Standards Act 1999;

“instrument” means any instrument, other than any statutory instrument, having effect in Scotland and relating to a transferred function, issued or made by or on behalf of one or more Ministers of the Crown or the Scottish Ministers (or any of them jointly), including–


schemes and byelaws;


codes of practice;


operation manuals, and other documents containing guidance, relating to the protection of public health from risks which may arise in connection with the consumption of food (including risks caused by the way in which it is produced or supplied) or otherwise relating to the protection of the interests of consumers in relation to food;


appointments (other than any appointment to an advisory committee);


approvals, authorisations, licences, provisional licences and registrations;






certificates; and


warrants; and

“transferred function” means any function–


of the Scottish Ministers transferred to the Agency under or by virtue of the 1999 Act; or


exercisable by the Agency after the coming into force of these Regulations by virtue of regulations 3 to 12(1) below,

but does not include any exercise of the powers referred to in regulation 13(1)(b) below.

(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in these Regulations to a numbered Schedule, or a numbered Part of a Schedule, shall be construed as a reference to the Schedule or Part of the Schedule bearing that number in these Regulations.

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