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The Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995

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Regulation 9

SCHEDULE 2AMENDMENTS TO OTHER REGULATIONS

The Ice Cream (Scotland) Regulations 1948

1.—(1) In paragraph (3) of regulation 1 of the Ice Cream (Scotland) Regulations 1948(1) (interpretation, etc.), before the definition of “vehicle” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(2) In regulation 8 of the Ice Cream (Scotland) Regulations 1948(2) (manufacture and sale of ice cream), for the word “wholesome” there shall be substituted the word “potable”.

The Ice-Cream (Heat Treatment, etc.) Regulations 1959

2.—(1) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Ice-Cream (Heat Treatment, etc.) Regulations 1959(3) interpretation), after the definition of “mixture” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(2) In regulation 4 of the Ice-Cream (Heat Treatment, etc.) Regulations 1959 (reconstitution of a complete cold mix), for the words “wholesome drinking” there shall be substituted the word “potable”.

The Food Safety (Fishery Products) (Derogations) Regulations 1992

3.—(1) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Food Safety (Fishery Products) (Derogations) Regulations 1992(4) (interpretation), after the definition of “food authority” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(2) In the Schedule to the Food Safety (Fishery Product to) (Derogations) Regulations 1992 (requirements of Chapters I to IV of the Annex), in column (1)—

(a)in paragraph 1(g) of Section I of Chapter I (conditions applicable to factory vessels—conditions concerning design and equipment), the words from “within the meaning” to “human consumption” shall be omitted;

(b)in paragraph 7 of Section I of Chapter III (general conditions for establishments on land—general conditions relating to premises and equipment), for the words “drinking water within the meaning of Directive 80/778/EEC” there shall be substituted the words “potable water”; and

(c)in paragraph 4 of Section IIA of Chapter III (general conditions for establishments on land—general conditions of hygiene), for the words “Drinking water, within the meaning of Directive 80/778/EEC,” there shall be substituted the words “Potable water”.

The Food Safety (Live Bivalve Molluscs) (Derogations) Regulations 1992

4.—(1) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Food Safety (Live Bivalve Molluscs) (Derogations) Regulations 1992(5) (interpretation), after the definition of “food authority” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(2) In the Schedule to the Food Safety (Live Bivalve Molluscs) (Derogations) Regulations 1992 (requirements of Chapter IV of the Annex), in column (1)—

(a)in paragraph 4 of Section I (general conditions relating to premises and equipment), the words from “within the meaning” to “human consumption” shall be omitted;

(b)in paragraph 4 of Section III (requirements for purification centres) for the words from “potable water” to “80/778/EEC” there shall be substituted the words “fresh water used to prepare sea water from its major constituent chemicals must be potable water”.

The Food Safety (Fishery Products) Regulations 1992

5.  In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Food Safety (Fishery Products) Regulations 1992(6) (interpretation), the definition of “drinking water” shall be omitted.

The Food Safety (Live Bivalve Molluscs and Other Shellfish) Regulations 1992

6.  In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Food Safety (Live Bivalve Molluscs and Other Shellfish) Regulations 1992(7) (interpretation), for the definition of “potable water” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

The Food Safety (Fishery Products on Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1992

7.  In paragraph 3 of Part I of the Schedule to the Food Safety (Fishery Products on Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1992(8) (general hygiene conditions applicable to fishery products on board fishing vessels), for the words “in Annexes D and E” to the end of that paragraph there shall be substituted the words—

in—

(a)in England and Wales, tables B and C of Schedule 2 to the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 1989(9); or

(b)in Scotland, tables B and C of Schedule 2 to the Water Supply (Water Quality) (Scotland) Regulations 1990(10),

or clean seawater, so as not to impair their quality or wholesomeness..

The Egg Products Regulations 1993

8.—(1) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Egg Products Regulations 1993(11) (interpretation), after the definition of “occupier” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(2) In paragraph 4(1) of Part I of Schedule 8 to the Egg Products Regulations 1993 (approval of establishments used for the manufacture of egg products), the words from “within the meaning” to “human consumption” shall be omitted.

The Meat Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1994

9.  The Meat Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1994(12) shall be amended as follows—

(a)in paragraph (1) of regulation 2 (interpretation), for the definition of “potable water” there shall be substituted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;; and

(b)in paragraph B(e) of Part VIII of Schedule 2 (special conditions for pasteurised or sterilised meat products in cans and other hermetically sealed containers), for the words “fulfils the requirements of Directive 80/778/EEC” there shall be substituted the words “is potable water”.

The Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995

10.—(1) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(13) (interpretation), after the definition of “packaging” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(2) In paragraph 1(i)(i) of Schedule 1 to the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995 (construction, layout and equipment of slaughterhouses (except low throughput slaughterhouses), cutting premises (except low throughput cutting premises) and cold stores—general requirements)

(a)before the word “water”, at both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the word “potable”; and

(b)the words from “and in each” to “Council Directive 80/778/EEC” shall be omitted.

(3) In paragraph 1(j)(i) of Part I of Schedule 5 to the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995 (construction, layout and equipment of low throughput slaughterhouses and low throughput cutting premises—general requirements)—

(a)before the word “water”, at both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the word “potable”; and

(b)the words from “and in each” to “Council Directive 80/778/EEC;” shall be omitted.

(4) In paragraph 1(j)(i) of Part II of Schedule 6 to the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995 (general requirements applicable to farmed game processing facilities)—

(a)before the word “water”, at both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the world “potable”; and

(b)the word from “and in each” to “Council Directive 80/778/EEC;” shall be omitted

(5) In paragraph 1(i)(i) of Part III of Schedule 6 to the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995 (general requirements applicable to low throughput farmed game processing facilities)—

(a)before the word “water”, at both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the word “potable”; and

(b)the words from “, and in each” to “Council Directive 80/778/EEC” shall be omitted.

The Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Bird Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995

11.  The Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Bird Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(14) shall be amended as follows—

(a)in paragraph (1) of regulation 2 (interpretation), alter the definition of “post-mortem health inspection” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;; and

(b)in the following provisions—

(i)paragraphs 6 and 7 of Schedule 1 (construction, layout and equipment of slaughterhouses (except low throughput slaughterhouses), cutting premises (except low throughput slaughterhouses), cutting premises cold stores and rewrapping centres—general requirements), and

(ii)paragraphs 6 and 7 of Schedule 5 (construction, layout and equipment of low throughput slaughterhouses and low throughput cutting premises).

  • the words “within the meaning of Directive 80/778/EEC”, at each place wher they occur, shall be omitted.

The Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1995

2.  In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Diary Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1995(15) (interpretation), for the definition of “potable water” there shall be substituted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

The Dairy Products (Hygiene) (Scotland) Regulations 1995

13.  In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the Diary Products (Hygiene) (Scotland) Regulations 1995(16), for the definition of “potable water” there shall be substituted the following definition—

  • “potable water” has the same meaning as in the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995;.

(1)

S.I. 1948/960; the relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1990/2625.

(2)

The relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1960/2108.

(3)

S.I. 1959/734; the relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1963/1083 and 1990/2486.

(8)

S.I. 1992/3165; there are no relevant amending instruments.

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