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Food Standards Act 1999

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(1)This Act may be cited as the Food Standards Act 1999.

(2)This Act (apart from this section and paragraph 6(2) and (5) of Schedule 5) shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(3)The provisions of this Act shall be treated for the purposes of section 58 of the 1990 Act (territorial waters and the continental shelf) as if they were contained in that Act.

(4)Until the day appointed under section 3(1) of the [1998 c. 47.] Northern Ireland Act 1998, this Act has effect with the substitution—

(a)for references to the First Minister and deputy First Minister acting jointly, of references to a Northern Ireland Department;

(b)for references to an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly, of references to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly; and

(c)for references to transferred matters within the meaning of section 4(1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, of references to transferred matters within the meaning of section 43(2) of the [1973 c. 36.] Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973;

(d)for references to paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998, of references to paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973.

(5)This Act extends to Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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