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Scotland Act 1998


The following are excepted from the reserved matters:


food (which includes drink) and, in relation to food safety, materials which come into contact with food (e.g. packaging);


agricultural and horticultural produce;


fish and fish products; and


seeds, animal feeding stuffs, fertilisers and pesticides (including anything treated as if it were a pesticide by virtue of section 16(16) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985)(1) .

These exceptions are necessary for the devolution of agriculture, fisheries and food.


The words in brackets were added by Article 4 of SI 2000/3252.

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