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The Novel Foods (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Food Safety Act 1990;

“Regulation (EU) 2015/2283” means Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25th November 2015 on novel foods, amending Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1852/2001(1);

“authorised officer” means any person (whether or not an officer of the food authority) who is authorised by a food authority in writing, either generally or specially, to act in matters arising under these Regulations and Regulation (EU) 2015/2283;

“food authority” has the same meaning as set out in section 5(2) of the Act(2).

(2) Any reference in these Regulations to an Article is a reference to an Article of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283.

(3) Unless the contrary intention appears, any expression used both in these Regulations and Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 has the meaning that it bears in Regulation (EU) 2015/2283.

(1)

OJ L 327, 11.12.2015, p.1.

(2)

Section 5(2) of the Act was amended by, paragraph 163(2) of Schedule 13 of the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).

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