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The Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 2005

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2.—(1) In these Regulations —

“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Food Safety Act 1990(1);

“the Agency” (“yr Asiantaeth”) means the Food Standards Agency;

“authorised officer” (“swyddog awdurdodedig”), in relation to an enforcement authority, means any person (whether or not an officer of the authority) who is authorised by them in writing, either generally or specially, to act in matters arising under the Hygiene Regulations;

“the Community Regulations” (“Rheoliadau'r Gymuned”) means Regulation 852/2004, Regulation 853/2004 and Regulation 854/2004;

“enforcement authority” (“awdurdod gorfodi”) means the authority which, by virtue of regulation 5, is responsible for enforcing and executing the Hygiene Regulations;

“food authority” (“awdurdod bwyd”) has the meaning that it bears by virtue of section 5(1A) of the Act;

“the Hygiene Regulations” (“y Rheoliadau Hylendid”) means these Regulations and the Community Regulations;

“premises” (“mangre”) includes any establishment, any place, vehicle, stall or moveable structure and any ship or aircraft; and

“Regulation 178/2002” (“Rheoliad 178/2002”), “Regulation 852/2004” (“Rheoliad 852/2004”), “Regulation 853/2004” (“Rheoliad 853/2004”), “Regulation 854/2004” (“Rheoliad 854/2004”) and “Regulation 882/2004” (“Rheoliad 882/2004”) have the meanings respectively given to them in Schedule 1; and

“specified Community provision” (“darpariaeth Gymunedol benodedig”) means any provision of the Community Regulations that is specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 and whose subject-matter is described in column 2 of that Schedule.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), any expression other than one defined in paragraph (1) that is used both in these Regulations and in the Act has the meaning it bears in the Act.

(3) Any expression used both in these Regulations and in Regulation 178/2002 or the Community Regulations has the meaning it bears in Regulation 178/2002 or the Community Regulations as the case may be.

(4) Where, apart from this paragraph, any period of less than seven days which is specified in these Regulations would include any day which is—

(a)a Saturday, a Sunday, Christmas Day or Good Friday; or

(b)a day which is a bank holiday under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971(2)

that day is excluded from the period.

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