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The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

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2018 No. 352

Food, England

The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Made

7th March 2018

Laid before Parliament

12th March 2018

Coming into force

6th April 2018

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6(4), 16(1), 17(1), 26(1) and (3), 31 and 48(1) of the Food Safety Act 1990(1) now vested in relation to England in the Secretary of State(2).

The Secretary of State has had regard to relevant advice given by the Food Standards Agency in accordance with section 48(4A) of the Food Safety Act 1990(3).

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(4).

(1)

1990 c.16; section 6(4) was amended by the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40), Schedule 9, paragraph 6, the Food Standards Act 1999 (c. 28) (“the 1999 Act”), Schedule 5, paragraph 10(1) and (3) and S.I. 2002/794 and partially repealed by the 1999 Act, Schedule 6. Section 16(1) was amended by the 1999 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 8. Section 17(1) was amended by the 1999 Act, Schedule 5, paragraphs 8 and 12(a), and S.I. 2011/1043. Section 26(3) was partially repealed by the 1999 Act, Schedule 6. Sections 31(1) and 48(1) were amended by the 1999 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 8.

(2)

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 the 1999 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 8.

(3)

Section 48(4A) was inserted by the 1999 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 21.

(4)

OJ No. L 31, 1.2.2002, p. 1, as last amended by Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L 117, 5.5.2017, p. 1).

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