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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2005

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Amendments to the Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1998

3.  In regulation 2 (interpretation) —

(a)in paragraph (1) —

(i)for the definition of “additive” substitute ““additive” means a substance as defined in paragraph 1 of the general introduction to Annex III to the Directive as read with paragraph 3 of article 4 of the Directive;”;

(ii)in the definition of “Council Directive 82/711”, omit the words “as amended” to the end;

(iii)after the definition of “Council Directive 82/711” insert the following definitions —

“Council Directive 88/388” means Council Directive 88/388/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to flavourings for use in foodstuffs and to source materials for their production(1);

“Council Directive 89/107” means Council Directive 89/107/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning food additives authorised in foodstuffs intended for human consumption(2);;

(iv)omit the definition of “EEA Agreement”;

(v)for the definition of “EEA State” substitute ““EEA State” means a Member State (other than the United Kingdom), Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein;”;

(vi)after the definition of “EEA State” insert the following definition —

EFSA” means the European Food Safety Authority;;

(vii)after the definition of “preparation” insert the following definition —

“the purity Directives” means Commission Directive 95/31/EC laying down specific criteria of purity concerning sweeteners for use in foodstuffs(3), Commission Directive 95/45/EC laying down purity criteria concerning colours for use in foodstuffs(4) and Commission Directive 96/77/EC laying down specific purity criteria for food additives other than colours or sweeteners(5);;

(b)after paragraph (5) add —

(6) Any reference in these Regulations to a Community instrument is to be construed as a reference to that instrument as amended at the time the Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2005 were made..

(1)

OJ No. L184, 15.7.88, p.61. This Directive was last amended by Regulation (EC) No. 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L284, 31.10.2003, p.1).

(2)

OJ No. L40, 11.2.89, p.27. This Directive was last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003.

(3)

OJ No. L178, 28.7.95, p.1. This Directive was last amended by Commission Directive 2004/46 (OJ No. L114, 21.4.2004, p.15).

(4)

OJ No. L226, 22.9.95, p.1. This Directive was last amended by Commission Directive 2004/47 (OJ No.L113, 20.4.2004, p.24).

(5)

OJ No. L339, 30.12.96, p.1. This Directive was last amended by Commission Directive 2003/95 (OJ No. L283, 31.10.2003, p.71).

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