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The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) Amendment No. 4 Order 1988

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Statutory Instruments

1988 No. 1881





The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) Amendment No. 4 Order 1988

Approved by both Houses of Parliament


28th October 1988

Laid before Parliament

31st October 1988

Coming into force

1st November 1988

Whereas the Secretary of State is of the opinion, as mentioned in section 1(1)(a) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985((1)), that there has been or may have been an escape of substances of such descriptions and in such quantities and such circumstances as are likely to create a hazard to human health through human consumption of food;

And whereas he is of the opinion, as mentioned in section 1(1)(b) of the said Act, that in consequence of the said escape of substances, food which is, or may be in the future, in the areas described in the Schedule to the principal Order, or which is, or may be in the future, derived from anything in those areas, is, or may be, or may become, unsuitable for human consumption;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 1(1) and (2), and 24(1) and (3) of the said Act((2)), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, he hereby makes the following Order:


Section 24(1) contains a definition of “the Ministers” relevant to the exercise of the statutory powers under which this Order is made.

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