The Official Feed and Food Controls (England) Regulations 2005

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Title, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 MAIN PROVISIONS

    1. 3.Competent authorities

    2. 4.Exchanging and providing information

    3. 5.Obtaining information

    4. 6.Power to issue codes of recommended practice

    5. 7.Monitoring of enforcement action

    6. 8.Power to request information relating to enforcement action

    7. 9.Power of entry for persons monitoring enforcement action

    8. 10.Meaning of “enforcement authority” and related expressions

    9. 11.Offences relating to regulations 8 and 9

    10. 12.Right of appeal

    11. 13.Appeal to Crown Court against dismissal of appeal under regulation 12(1)

    12. 14.Staff of competent authority of another member State

    13. 15.Commission experts

    14. 16.Prohibition on disclosure of trade secrets

    15. 17.Execution and enforcement

    16. 18.Powers of entry

    17. 19.Obstruction etc. of officers

    18. 20.Penalties

    19. 21.Time limit for prosecutions

  4. PART 3 OFFICIAL CONTROLS ON FEED AND FOOD OF NON–ANIMAL ORIGIN FROM THIRD COUNTRIES

    1. 22.Interpretation of this Part of these Regulations

    2. 23.Feed enforcement responsibilities

    3. 24.Food enforcement responsibilities

    4. 25.Functions of the Commissioners

    5. 26.Deferred execution and enforcement

    6. 27.Prohibition on introduction of certain feed and food

    7. 28.Checks on products

    8. 29.Detention, destruction, special treatment, re–dispatch and other appropriate measures and costs

    9. 30.Notices pursuant to Article 19 of Regulation 882/2004 (imports of feed and food from third countries)

    10. 31.Right of appeal in respect of notices served under regulation 30

    11. 32.Appeal to Crown Court against dismissal of appeal under regulation 31

    12. 33.Serious risk to animal or public health

    13. 34.Liability for charges

    14. 35.Procurement by authorised officers of samples with regard to food

    15. 36.Analysis etc. of samples

    16. 37.Powers of entry of authorised officers of a food authority

    17. 38.Obstruction etc. of officers (imports)

    18. 39.Offences and penalties

    19. 40.Time limit for prosecutions (imports)

  5. PART 4 AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL FOOD REGULATIONS 2004

    1. 41.Amendments to the General Food Regulations 2004

  6. PART 5 ENFORCEMENT AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

    1. 42.Offences due to fault of another person

    2. 43.Defence of due diligence

    3. 44.Offences by bodies corporate

    4. 45.Offences by Scottish partnerships

    5. 46.Protection of officers acting in good faith

    6. 47.Service of documents

    7. 48.Revocations

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DEFINITIONS OF COMMUNITY LEGISLATION.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DEFINITION OF RELEVANT FEED LAW.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      DEFINITION OF RELEVANT FOOD LAW.

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      COMPETENT AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 882/2004 IN SO FAR AS THEY APPLY IN RELATION TO RELEVANT FEED LAW.

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      COMPETENT AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REGULATION 882/2004 IN SO FAR AS THEY APPLY IN RELATION TO RELEVANT FOOD LAW.

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      REVOCATIONS.

      1. PART 1 REVOCATION OF INSTRUMENTS THAT APPLY IN RELATION TO ENGLAND AND OTHER PARTS OF GREAT BRITAIN.

      2. PART 2 REVOCATION OF INSTRUMENTS THAT APPLY IN RELATION TO ENGLAND ONLY.

  9. Explanatory Note