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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 32: Certain functions of Food Standards Agency ceasing to be exercisable

32.This section provides that all the functions that the Food Standards Agency exercises in or as regards Scotland which are conferred by the 1999 Act cease to be exercisable in Scotland to the extent made possible by the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament. Equivalent functions will now be conferred on FSS through this Act.

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