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The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (Wales) Regulations 2007

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

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

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

“the Directive” (“y Gyfarwyddeb”) means Commission Directive 2006/141/EC on infant formulae and follow-on formulae and amending Directive 1999/21/EC;

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

“health care system” (“system gofal iechyd”) means institutions or organisations engaged, directly or indirectly, in health care for mothers, infants and pregnant women, including nurseries or child-care institutions and health workers in private practice.

(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 that it bears in the Act.

(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (2), any expression used both in these Regulations and in the Directive has the meaning that it bears in the Directive.

(4) Where any functions under the Act are assigned—

(a)by an order under section 2 or 7 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984(1), to a port health authority; or

(b)by an order under section 6 of the Public Health Act 1936(2), to a joint board for a united district,

any reference in these Regulations to a food authority is to be construed, so far as relating to those functions, as a reference to the authority to whom they are so assigned.

(5) In these Regulations any reference to a numbered Annex is a reference to the Annex bearing that number in the Directive.

(6) In these Regulations any reference to an Annex to the Directive is a reference to that Annex as amended from time to time.

(1)

1984 c. 22; section 7(3)(d) was substituted by paragraph 27 of Schedule 3 to the Food Safety Act 1990 (1990 c. 16).

(2)

1936 c. 49; section 6 is to be read with paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the Food Safety Act 1990.

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