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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1998

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12.—(1) The following provisions of the 1987 Regulations shall apply in relation to plastic materials or articles as they apply to materials and articles for the purposes of those Regulations, as if those provisions formed part of these Regulations—

(a)regulation 12 (powers of authorised officers);

(b)regulation 13 (analysis, examination and testing);

(c)regulation 16 (confidentiality);

(d)regulation 17 (authorised officer acting in good faith);

(e)regulation 20 (evidence of analysis); and

(f)regulation 21 (analysis by Government chemist).

(2) Section 3(4) of the Act (relating to the presumption of intention for human consumption) shall apply for the purposes of these Regulations as it applies for the purposes of the Act.

(3) Sections 29 and 30 of the Act (which deal with procurement and analysis of samples) shall, in so far as they relate to plastic materials or articles, be modified to the extent necessary to avoid restricting the scope of paragraph (1)(a), (b), (e) and (f) above.

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