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The Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Title, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Presumptions that food is intended for human consumption

    4. 4.Competent authority

    5. 5.Enforcement

  3. PART 2 MAIN PROVISIONS

    1. 6.Hygiene improvement notices

    2. 7.Hygiene prohibition orders

    3. 8.Hygiene emergency prohibition notices and orders

    4. 9.Remedial action notices and detention notices

    5. 10.Offences due to fault of another person

    6. 11.Defence of due diligence

  4. PART 3 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

    1. 12.Procurement of samples

    2. 13.Analysis etc. of samples

    3. 14.Powers of entry

    4. 15.Obstruction etc. of officers

    5. 16.Time limit for prosecutions

    6. 17.Offences and penalties

    7. 18.Offences by bodies corporate

    8. 19.Offences by Scottish partnerships

    9. 20.Right of appeal

    10. 21.Appeals to Crown Court

    11. 22.Appeals against hygiene improvement notices and remedial action notices

    12. 23.Application of section 9 of the Food Safety Act 1990

  5. PART 4 MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

    1. 24.Power to issue codes of recommended practice

    2. 25.Protection of officers acting in good faith

    3. 26.Revocation and suspension of designations and appointments

    4. 27.Food which has not been produced, processed or distributed in accordance with the Hygiene Regulations

    5. 28.Service of documents

    6. 29.Bulk transport in sea-going vessels of liquid oils or fats and the bulk transport by sea of raw sugar

    7. 30.Temperature control requirements

    8. 31.Direct supply by the producer of small quantities of meat from poultry and lagomorphs slaughtered on the farm

    9. 32.Restrictions on the sale of raw milk intended for direct human consumption and amendments to the Food Labelling Regulations 1996

    10. 33.Consequential amendments

    11. 34.Revocation

  6. Signature

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DEFINITIONS OF COMMUNITY LEGISLATION

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SPECIFIED COMMUNITY PROVISIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      BULK TRANSPORT IN SEA-GOING VESSELS OF LIQUID OILS OR FATS AND THE BULK TRANSPORT BY SEA OF RAW SUGAR

      1. 1.Offence

      2. 2.Liquid oils or fats

      3. 3.The bulk transport in sea-going vessels of liquid oils or...

      4. 4.The captain of a sea-going vessel transporting, in tanks, bulk...

      5. 5.Where the cargo has been trans-shipped, in addition to the...

      6. 6.Upon request, the captain of the vessel must provide the...

      7. 7.Raw sugar

      8. 8.The receptacles, containers or tankers referred to in paragraph 7...

      9. 9.A food business operator who is responsible for the transport...

      10. 10.The documentary evidence must accompany the consignment of raw sugar...

      11. 11.On request, a food business operator responsible for the transport...

      12. 12.Raw sugar which has been transported by sea in receptacles,...

      13. 13.In fulfilling the obligations under Article 5(1) of Regulation 852/2004...

      14. 14.Interpretation

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      TEMPERATURE CONTROL REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1.Scope

      2. 2.Chill holding requirements

      3. 3.General exemptions from the chill holding requirements

      4. 4.Upward variation of the 8°C temperature by manufacturers etc.

      5. 5.Chill holding tolerance periods

      6. 6.Hot holding requirements

      7. 7.Hot holding defences

      8. 8.Interpretation

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      DIRECT SUPPLY BY THE PRODUCER OF SMALL QUANTITIES OF MEAT FROM POULTRY AND LAGOMORPHS SLAUGHTERED ON THE FARM

      1. 1.Scope

      2. 2.Requirements

      3. 3.Offence

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      RESTRICTIONS ON THE SALE OF RAW MILK INTENDED FOR DIRECT HUMAN CONSUMPTION

      1. 1.Any person who sells raw milk intended for direct human...

      2. 2.(1) If any person other than the occupier of a...

      3. 3.The occupier of a production holding may only sell raw...

      4. 4.A distributor may only sell raw cows' milk intended for...

      5. 5.The raw milk must meet the following standards: Plate count...

      6. 6.In the case where farm premises are being used for...

      7. 7.In any case where the Agency carries out sampling, analysis...

      8. 8.In this Schedule— “distributor” (“dosbarthwr”) means a person who sells...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.The Colours in Food Regulations 1995

      2. 2.In regulation 4 (health marking etc. of certain meat and...

      3. 3.The Animal By-Products (Identification) Regulations 1995

      4. 4.In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 (interpretation) —

      5. 5.In paragraph (a) of regulation 4 (scope) for the words...

      6. 6.In paragraph (2)(c) of regulation 5 (exemptions) for the words...

      7. 7.For regulation 6 (staining of animal by-products in cold stores,...

      8. 8.For regulation 8 (freezing of animal by-products in any animal...

      9. 9.In regulation 9 (storage and packaging of animal by-products)—

      10. 10.In regulation 10 (restriction on movement of animal by-products)—

      11. 11.In paragraph (1) of regulation 12 (enforcement)—

      12. 12.The Food Labelling Regulations 1996

      13. 13.In Schedule 3 (generic names in list of ingredients) in...

      14. 14.The words are “(g) the product obtained by removing the...

      15. 15.The Beef Bones Regulations 1997

      16. 16.In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 (interpretation)—

      17. 17.In regulation 12 (enforcement)— (a) for paragraph (1) there is...

  8. Explanatory Note

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