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Food Standards Act 1999

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(1)This Act binds the Crown (but does not affect Her Majesty in her private capacity).

(2)Subsection (1)—

(a)does not require subordinate legislation made under this Act to bind the Crown; and

(b)is to be interpreted as if section 38(3) of the [1947 c. 44.] Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (references to Her Majesty in her private capacity) were contained in this Act.

(3)If the Secretary of State certifies that it appears to him requisite or expedient in the interests of national security that the powers of entry conferred by sections 11 and 14 should not be exercisable in relation to any premises specified in the certificate, being premises held or used by or on behalf of the Crown, those powers shall not be exercisable in relation to those premises.

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