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E+W+S

Statutory Instruments

2015 No. 1348

Food, England

The Honey (England) Regulations 2015

Made

30th May 2015

Laid before Parliament

3rd June 2015

Coming into force

24th June 2015

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6(4)(1), 16(1)(a) and (e)(2), 17(1)(3), 26(1) and (3)(4) and 48(1)(5) of the Food Safety Act 1990(6) and now vested in the Secretary of State(7).

The Secretary of State has had regard to relevant advice given by the Food Standards Agency in accordance with section 48(4A)(8) of the Food Safety Act 1990.

There has been consultation, as required by Article 9 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety(9), during the preparation and evaluation of the following Regulations.

(1)

Section 6(4) was amended by paragraph 6 of Schedule 9 to the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40), paragraph 10(1) and (3) of Schedule 5, and Schedule 6, to the Food Standards Act 1999 (c. 28) and S.I. 2002/794.

(2)

Section 16(1) was amended by paragraph 8 of Schedule 5 to the Food Standards Act 1999.

(3)

Section 17(1) was amended by paragraphs 8 and 12(a) of Schedule 5 to the Food Standards Act 1999 and S.I. 2011/1043.

(4)

Section 26(3) was amended by Schedule 6 to the Food Standards Act 1999.

(5)

Section 48(1) was amended by paragraph 8 of Schedule 5 to the Food Standards Act 1999.

(7)

Functions formerly exercisable by “the Ministers” (being, in relation to England and Wales and acting jointly, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretaries of State respectively concerned with health in England and food and health in Wales and, in relation to Scotland, the Secretary of State) are now exercisable in relation to England by the Secretary of State pursuant to paragraph 8 of Schedule 5 to the Food Standards Act 1999.

(8)

Section 48(4A) was inserted by paragraph 21 of Schedule 5 to the Food Standards Act 1999.

(9)

OJ No L 31, 1.2.2002, p 1, last amended by Regulation (EU) No 652/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L 189, 27.6.2014, p 1).