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8th May 2001
Laid before Parliament
9th May 2001
Coming into force
9th May 2001
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, being designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Community, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by that section, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, makes the following Regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Marking of Meat, Meat Products, Minced Meat and Meat Preparations) Regulations 2001; they extend to England and shall come into force on 9th May 2001.
(a)sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 3A; and
(b)sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) of paragraph 3B
3. In sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 9 of Schedule 12 to the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulation 1995(4) for “2001/172/EC”, substitute “2001/356/EC”.
4—(1) The Minced Meat and Meat Preparations (Hygiene) Regulations 1995(5) are amended in accordance with this regulation and a reference to a regulation by number alone is a reference to the regulation so numbered in those Regulations.
(2) In regulation 7—
(a)omit paragraph (1A) and (1B); and
(b)in paragraph (6), for “2001/172/EC”, substitute “2001/356/EC”
(3) In regulation 8—
(a)omit paragraphs (4A) and (4B); and
(b)in paragraph (7), for “2001/172/EC”, substitute “2001/356/EC”.
Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
8th May 2001
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations make amendments to the Meat Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1994, the Fresh Meat (Hygiene) and Inspection Regulations 1995 and the Minced Meat and Meat Preparations (Hygiene) Regulations 1995 consequential on Commission Decision 2001/356/EC of 4th May 2001 concerning certain protection measures with regard to foot-and-mouth disease in the United Kingdom and repealing Decision 2001/172/EC, OJ No. L125, 5.5.2001, p. 46. The prohibition on export of minced meat and meat preparations formerly contained in regulations 7(1A) and 8(4A) of the Minced Meat and Meat Preparations (Hygiene) Regulations 1995 is now contained in the legislation implementing Decision 2001/356/EC (The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (No. 7) Regulations 2001.
A regulatory impact assessment has not been prepared for these Regulations.
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