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The Genetically Modified and Novel Foods (Labelling) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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10.—(1) The following provisions of the Act apply for the purposes of these Regulations and, unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in those provisions to the Act or Part thereof is to be construed for the purposes of these Regulations as a reference to these Regulations–

  • section 2 (extended meaning of “sale” etc);

  • section 3 (presumption that food is intended for human consumption);

  • section 20 (offences due to fault of another person);

  • section 21 (defence of due diligence) as it applies for the purposes of section 8, 14 or 15;

  • section 30(8) (which relates to documentary evidence);

  • section 35(1) to (3) (punishment of offences) in so far as it relates to offences under section 33(1) and (2) as applied by paragraph (3) below;

  • section 36 (offences by bodies corporate).

(2) In the application of section 32 of the Act (powers of entry) for the purposes of these Regulations, the reference in subsection (1)(a) of that section to “the provisions of this Act” is to be construed as including a reference to Regulation 258/97, Regulation 1139/98 and Regulation 50/2000.

(3) The following provisions of the Act apply for the purposes of these Regulations and, unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in those provisions to the Act is to be construed for the purposes of these Regulations as including a reference to these Regulations, Regulation 258/97, Regulation 1139/98 and Regulation 50/2000–

  • section 33 (obstruction etc. of officers),

  • section 44 (protection of officers acting in good faith).

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