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Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

1985 CHAPTER 48

An Act to authorise the making in an emergency of orders specifying activities which are to be prohibited as a precaution against the consumption of food rendered unsuitable for human consumption in consequence of an escape of substances; to replace the Dumping at Sea Act 1974 with fresh provision for controlling the deposit of substances and articles in the sea; to make provision for the control of the deposit of substances and articles under the sea-bed; to regulate pesticides and substances, preparations and organisms prepared or used for the control of pests or for protection against pests; and for connected purposes.

[16th July 1985]

X1Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

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X1The text of ss. 1 – 4, 20 – 24, 25(1)(2)(4) – (6), 27, 28, Schs. 1, 2 are from SIF group 53:1 and 53:2 (Food: England and Wales and Food: Scotland); ss. 5 – 15, 20 – 24, 25(1)(3) – (6), 26 – 28, Schs. 2 – 4 are from SIF group 111 (Shipping) ; ss. 16 – 24, 25(1)(2)(4) – (6), 27, 28, Schs. 2 and 5 are from SIF group 46:4 (Environment: Pollution Prevention)

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E1Act (except Pt. 1, 3, Sch. 1 and 5): extended (21.7.1999) by S.I. 1988/1084, art. 2, Sch. 2 (subject to an ammendment by 1999/669, art. 2, 3)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Act: transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 2, Sch. 1

Act: applied (12.4.1999) by S.I. 1999/743, reg. 2(1)(3)(8)

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I1Act partly in force at Royal Assent see s. 27(1)(2). Act Wholly in force at 1.1.1986.

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