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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2003 No. 592

PUBLIC HEALTH

CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No. 4) (Scotland) Partial Revocation Order 2003

Made

28th November 2003

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

2nd December 2003

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1(1) and (2) and 24(3) 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) (East Coast) (No. 4) (Scotland) Partial Revocation Order 2003 and shall come into force at 1600 hours on 28th November 2003.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order “the principal Order” means the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No. 4) (Scotland) Order 2003(2).

Revocation

3.  The principal Order is hereby revoked in so far as it designates any part of the area described as Area 2 in the Schedule to the principal Order.

IAN GORDON

A member of staff of the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

28th November 2003

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order is a partial revocation of the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No. 4) (Scotland) Order 2003 (“the principal Order”) which prohibited–

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

(b)movement of such scallops out of the designated areas (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 areas (article 6 of the principal Order).

The effect of this Order is to remove the prohibitions in respect of the area of sea designated as Area 2 in the Schedule to the principal Order.

(1)

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.