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The Specified Sugar Products (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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2.  In these Regulations–

the Act” means the Food Safety Act 1990;

candy sugar” means crystalline sugar with crystals having any dimension greater than one centimetre;

catering establishment” means a restaurant, canteen, club, public house, school, hospital or similar establishment (including a vehicle or a fixed or mobile stall) where, in the course of a business, food is prepared for delivery to the ultimate consumer and is ready for consumption without further preparation;

EEA Agreement” means the Agreement on the European Economic Area F1 signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992 as adjusted by the Protocol F2 signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993;

EEA State” means a State which is a Contracting Party to the EEA Agreement;

icing sugar” means fine particles of white sugar or extra-white sugar or mixtures thereof;

preparation” includes manufacture and any form of processing or treatment, and “prepared” shall be construed accordingly;

the 1996 Regulations” means the Food Labelling Regulations 1996 F3;

reserved description”, as respects any specified sugar product, means any description specified in relation to that product in column 1 of Part I of Schedule 1 (as read with the notes relating to that Part) and the use of any such description in these Regulations shall be construed as meaning the product to which that description relates;

sell” includes offer or expose for sale or have in possession for sale, and “sale” and “sold” shall be construed accordingly;

specified sugar product” means any food specified in column 2 of Part I of Schedule 1 (as read with the notes relating to that Part) but does not include any such food in the form of icing sugar, candy sugar or sugar in loaf form;

sugar in loaf form” means a piece of agglomerated crystalline sugar, usually conically shaped, weighing not less than 250 grammes; and

ultimate consumer” means any person who buys otherwise than–

(a)

for the purpose of resale;

(b)

for the purposes of a catering establishment; or

(c)

for the purposes of a manufacturing business.

F1O.J. No. L 1, 3.1.94, p.1.

F2O.J. No. L 1, 3.1.94, p.571.

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