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The Foods for Specific Groups (Scotland) Regulations 2016

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

the Act” means the Food Safety Act 1990;

“food authority” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(1);

“the EU Regulation” means Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, on food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes, and total diet replacement for weight control and repealing Council Directive 92/52/EEC, Commission Directives 96/8/EC, 1999/21/EC, 2006/125/EC and 2006/141/EC, Directive 2009/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulations (EC) No 41/2009 and (EC) No 953/2009; and

“specified EU requirement” means any provision of the EU Regulation specified in column 1 of schedule 1 as read with the provisions specified in the corresponding entry in column 2.

(2) Unless the context otherwise requires any reference in these Regulations to an Article is a reference to an Article of the EU Regulation.

(3) Expressions defined in Article 2 have the same meaning in these Regulations as they have in the EU Regulation.

(4) Any reference to Article 2 or a provision of the EU Regulation specified in schedule 1 is a reference to that provision as amended from time to time.

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1994 c 39. Section 2 was amended by the Environment Act 1995 (c.25), schedule 22, paragraph 232(1).

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