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Statutory Instruments

2009 No. 842

Agriculture

The Organic Products Regulations 2009

Made

31st March 2009

Laid before Parliament

3rd April 2009

Coming into force

27th April 2009

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community.

These Regulations make provision for a purpose mentioned in section 2(2) of that Act, and it appears to the Secretary of State that it is expedient for references in these Regulations to a Community instrument or to any provision of a Community instrument to be construed as a reference to that instrument or that provision as amended from time to time.

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations—

(a)in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, other than in relation to fees charged by the Secretary of State,

(b)in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1973(3) in relation to fees charged by the Secretary of State,

and in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972(4).

In accordance with section 56(1) of the Finance Act 1973, the Treasury consent to the making of these Regulations.

(2)

1972 c. 68. The power of the Secretary of State, as a designated Minister, to make regulations which extend to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland remains exercisable by virtue of section 57(1) of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46); article 3(4) of the European Communities (Designation) (No. 3) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/2788), and article 3(2) of the European Communities (Designation) (No. 3) Order 2000 (S.I. 2000/2812) respectively.

(4)

Paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 was inserted by section 28 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c. 51).

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