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

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3.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), these Regulations do not apply in respect of any food brought into Scotland–

(a)from a member State (other than the United Kingdom); or

(b)from another part of the United Kingdom,

in which it was lawfully sold, having been produced in a member State, or in which it was in free circulation and lawfully sold, if the requirements of Regulation 1139/98 or Regulation 50/2000 (as applicable), as read in each case with Directive 79/112, are met in respect of that food.

(2) Nothing in paragraph (1) prevents the enforcement of regulation 7(c).

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (1), “free circulation” has the same meaning as in Article 23(2) of the Treaty establishing the European Community.

(4) No prepacked food, which is either contained in an indelibly marked glass bottle intended for re-use and having no label, ring or collar, or the largest surface of whose packaging has an area of less than ten square centimetres, need be marked or labelled with the GMO particulars.

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