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The Organic Products (Wales) Regulations 2002

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2.—(1) In these Regulations, except where the context requires otherwise—

  • “authorised officer” (“swyddog awdurdodedig”) means any person (whether or not an officer of a local authority) who is authorised by a local authority in writing, either generally or specially, to act in matters arising under these Regulations;

  • “business” (“busnes”) includes the undertaking of a canteen, club, school, hospital or institution, whether carried on for profit or not, and any undertaking or activity carried on by a public or local authority;

  • “the Commission Regulations” (“Rheoliadau'r Comisiwn”) means the Commission Regulations listed in Schedule 1 to these Regulations;

  • “the Council Regulation” (“Rheoliad y Cyngor”) means Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91(1) on organic production of agricultural products and indications referring thereto on agricultural products and foodstuffs, as read in accordance with Schedule 2 to these Regulations;

  • “inspection” (“arolygu”) means a precautionary or inspection measure described in Annex III to the Council Regulation;

  • “inspection body”(“corff arolygu”), otherwise than in the expression “private inspection body” (“corff arolygu preifat”), means a private inspection body holding a current approval from the National Assembly under Article 9 of the Council Regulation;

  • “local authority”(“awdurdod lleol”) means for each county and county borough, the council of that county or county borough;

  • “the National Assembly” (“y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the National Assembly for Wales;

  • “notification” (“hysbysiad”) means a notification of the information specified in Annex IV to the Council Regulation made by an operator under Article 8(1)(a) of that Regulation;

  • “organic products” (“cynhyrchion organig”) means the products referred to in Article 1(1) of the Council Regulation;

  • “public analyst” (“dadansoddydd cyhoeddus”) has the same meaning as in the Food Safety Act 1990(2);

  • “specified Community provisions” (“darpariaethau Cymunedol penodedig”) means those provisions of the Council Regulation which are specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 to these Regulations, as read with

    (a)

    any supplementary provisions specified in column 2 thereof;

    (b)

    with Article 3 of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1804/1999(3) supplementing Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91 to include livestock production; and

    (c)

    any additional provisions thereto contained in the UKROFS Livestock Standards;.

  • “UKROFS” means the United Kingdom Register of Organic Food Standards;

  • “UKROFS Livestock Standards” (“Safonau Da Byw UKROFS”) means the standards for organic livestock and livestock products contained in the UKROFS Standards for Organic Food Production, February 2001 Edition, published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

(2) Other expressions used in these Regulations, where they also appear in the Council Regulation and the Commission Regulations, have the same meanings as in those Regulations.

(1)

OJ No. L198, 22.7.91, p.1.

(3)

OJ No. L222, 24.8.1999, p.1.

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