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PART 5E+W+SEnforcement and miscellaneous provisions

EnforcementE+W+S

18.  Each food authority must enforce and execute these Regulations in its area.

Application and modification of provisions of the ActE+W+S

19.  The provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of the table in Schedule 2 apply, with the modifications specified in column 2 of that table, for the purposes of these Regulations.

RevocationsE+W+S

20.—(1) The following are revoked—

(a)the Honey (England) Regulations 2003(1); and

(b)the Honey (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2005(2).

(2) In the Food Information Regulations 2014(3) the following provisions are omitted—

(a)entry 14 of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 6; and

(b)paragraphs 35 to 37 of Schedule 7.

Amendment of the Food Information Regulations 2014E+W+S

21.  Schedule 3 (amendment of the Food Information Regulations 2014) has effect.

Transitional provisionE+W+S

22.  An authorised officer of a food authority must not serve an improvement notice under section 10(1) of the Act, as applied and modified by regulation 19, as read with Schedule 2, if—

(a)the improvement notice would relate to a product that was placed on the market or labelled before 24th June 2015; and

(b)the matters constituting the alleged contravention would not have constituted an offence under the Honey (England) Regulations 2003 as they stood immediately before 24th June 2015.

ReviewE+W+S

23.—(1) The Secretary of State must from time to time—

(a)carry out a review of these Regulations;

(b)set out the conclusions of the review in a report; and

(c)publish the report.

(2) In carrying out the review the Secretary of State must, so far as is reasonable, have regard to how the Honey Directive (which is implemented by means of these Regulations) is implemented in other member States.

(3) The report must in particular—

(a)set out the objectives intended to be achieved by the regulatory system established by these Regulations;

(b)assess the extent to which those objectives are achieved; and

(c)assess whether those objectives remain appropriate and, if so, the extent to which they could be achieved with a system that imposes less regulation.

(4) The first report under this regulation must be published before the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which these Regulations come into force.

(5) Reports under these Regulations are afterwards to be published at intervals not exceeding five years.

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