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The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 6) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2001

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 9



The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 6) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2001


16th January 2001

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

18th January 2001

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(1) and (2) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 6) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2001 and shall come into force at 1700 hours on 16th January 2001.


2.  The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 6) (Scotland) Order 2000(2) is hereby revoked.


Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,


16th January 2001

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No. 6) (Scotland) Order 2000 (“the principal Order”) which prohibited–

(a)fishing for or taking scallops within the area designated in the Schedule to that Order (article 4 of the principal Order);

(b)movement of such scallops out of that area (article 5 of the principal Order); and

(c)landing, using in the preparation or processing for supply of food of, supplying and other specified activities in relation to, such scallops from the designated area (article 6 of the principal Order).

The effect of this Order is to remove the prohibitions in respect of the area of sea designated in the Schedule to the principal Order.


1985 c. 48; section 1(1) and (2) was amended by section 51(2)(a) and (b) of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16); section 1(2) defines “designating authority”; section 1(2) was further amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1756), Schedule, paragraph 10(2) and (3), the Food Standards Act 1999 (c. 28), Schedule 5, paragraph 6 and the Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/2040), Schedule, Part I, paragraph 12.

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