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The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008

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Amendment of the Infant Formula and Follow on Formula (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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2.—(1) The Infant Formula and Follow on Formula (Scotland) Regulations 2007(1) are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (7).

(2) In regulation 3 (prohibition on the marketing of infant formula or follow on formula unless certain conditions are met)–

(a)for “or 19” in paragraph (1) substitute “, 19 or 20(1)”;

(b)for “or 19” in paragraph (2) substitute “, 19 or 20(2)”.

(3) For paragraphs (1) and (2) of regulation 20 (presentation (infant formula and follow on formula)) substitute–

(1) The presentation of an infant formula shall comply with the provisions of regulations 17(1)(e), (2), (3) and (4) and 19.

(2) The presentation of a follow on formula shall comply with the provisions of regulations 18(2) and 19..

(4) In sub paragraph (a) of paragraph (1) of regulation 26 (export of infant formula to third countries) for “or 19” substitute “19 or 20(1)”.

(5) In paragraph (a) of regulation 27 (export of follow on formula to third countries) for “or 19” substitute “, 19 or 20(2)”.

(6) For paragraph (3) of regulation 31 (revocation and transitional arrangements) substitute–

(3) In respect of any contravention or failure to comply before 1st January 2010, no person commits an offence under regulation 28(1) consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with–

(a)regulation 3(1), where–

(i)the action that would otherwise constitute the offence consists of marketing infant formula which contravenes or fails to comply with regulation 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12 or 14(1), (2) or (3), and

(ii)that action does not constitute an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 2(a)(i) or (ii) of those Regulations;

(b)regulation 3(1), where–

(i)the action that would otherwise constitute the offence consists of marketing infant formula which contravenes or fails to comply with regulation 17 or 19, and

(ii)that action, had it taken place on 10th January 2008, would not have constituted an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations as they then stood consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 2(a)(iii) of those Regulations;

(c)regulation 3(1), where–

(i)the action that would otherwise constitute the offence consists of marketing infant formula which contravenes or fails to comply with regulation 20(1) in so far as regulation 20(1) applies in relation to the shape, appearance and packaging of that infant formula concerned, and

(ii)that action, had it taken place on 10th January 2008, would not have constituted an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations as they then stood consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 2(a)(iv) of those Regulations in so far as regulation 2(a)(iv) applied in relation to the shape, appearance and packaging of the product concerned;

(d)regulation 3(2), where–

(i)the action that would otherwise constitute the offence consists of marketing follow on formula which contravenes or fails to comply with regulation 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 or 14(1), (2) or (3), and

(ii)that action does not constitute an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 3(a) or (b) of those Regulations;

(e)regulation 3(2), where–

(i)the action that would otherwise constitute the offence consists of marketing follow on formula which contravenes or fails to comply with regulation 18 or 19, and

(ii)that action, had it taken place on 10th January 2008, would not have constituted an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations as they then stood consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation (3)(c) of those Regulations;

(f)regulation 3(2), where–

(i)the action that would otherwise constitute the offence consists of marketing follow-on formula which contravenes or fails to comply with regulation 20(2) in so far as regulation 20(2) applies in relation to the shape, appearance and packaging of that follow on formula; and

(ii)that action, had it taken place on 10th January 2008, would not have constituted an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations as they then stood consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 3(d) of those Regulations in so far as regulation 3(d) applied in relation to the shape, appearance and packaging of the product concerned;

(g)regulation 4, where the action that would otherwise constitute the offence does not constitute an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 2(b)(i) or (ii) of those Regulations;

(h)regulation 4, where the action that would otherwise constitute the offence, had it taken place on 10th January 2008, would not have constituted an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations as they then stood consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 2(b)(iii) of those Regulations; or

(i)regulation 4, where the action that would otherwise constitute the offence, had it taken place on 10th January 2008, would not have constituted an offence under regulation 22(1) of the 1995 Regulations as they then stood consisting of a contravention of or a failure to comply with regulation 2(b)(iv) of those Regulations in so far as regulation 2(b)(iv) applied in relation to the shape, appearance and packaging of the product concerned..

(7) In the Schedule (revocations) in columns 1 and 2 for “1977” substitute “1997”.

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