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The Animals, Meat and Meat Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum limits) Regulations 1991

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Application and modification of provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990

22.  –

(1) The following provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990 shall apply for the purposes of these Regulations as they apply for the purposes of section 8 or 14 of that Act and, unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in them to that Act shall be construed for the purposes of these Regulations as a reference to these Regulations–

(a)section 3 (presumption that food is intended for human consumption);

(b)section 20 (offences due to fault of another person);

(c)section 33 (obstruction etc. of officers);

(d)section 36 (offences by bodies corporate).

(2) Section 9 (inspection and seizure of suspected food) of the Act shall apply for the purposes of these Regulations as if food which it is an offence to sell under these Regulations were food which failed to comply with food safety requirements.

(3) Section 30 of the Food Safety Act 1990 (analysis etc. of samples) shall apply to these Regulations subject to such modifications as are necessary for the purposes of Regulations 7 to 12.

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