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47. In any proceedings for an offence under these Regulations it shall be a defence for the person charged to prove—
(a)that the food in respect of which the offence is alleged to have been committed was intended for export to a country which has legislation analogous to these Regulations and that it complies with that legislation; and
(b)that the legislation complies with the provisions of Council Directive 79/112/EEC(1) on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs, as amended(2), in the case of export to an EEA State.
OJ No. L33, 8.2.79, p.1.
Act concerning the Conditions of Accession and Adjustment to the Treaties—Accession to the European Communities of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic (OJ No. L302, 15.11.85, p.218), Council Directive 85/7/EEC (OJ No. L2, 3.1.85, p.22), Council Directive 86/197/EEC (OJ No. L144, 29.5.86, p.38), Council Directive 89/395/EEC (OJ No. L186, 30.6.89, p.17), Commission Directive 91/72/EEC (OJ No. L42, 15.2.91, p.27), Commission Directive 93/102/EEC (OJ No. L291, 25.11.93, p.14), as read with the EEA Agreement (OJ No. L1, 3.1.94, p.1).
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