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The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Revocation Order 1999

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

1999 No. 159



The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Revocation Order 1999


26th November 1999

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

1st December 1999

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 1(1) and (2) and section 24(1) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Revocation Order 1999 and shall come into force at 1630 hours on 26th November 1999.


2.  The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Order 1999(2) is revoked.


A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers

Pentland House,


26th November 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Order 1999 (“the principal Order”) which prohibited–

(a)fishing for or taking scallops within the area designated in the Schedule to that Order (article 4);

(b)movement of such scallops out of that area (article 5); and

(c)landing, using in the preparation of processing for supply of food of, supplying and other specified activities in relation to, such scallops from the designated area (article 6).

The effect of this Order is to remove the remaining prohibitions in respect of the area of sea designated in the Schedule to the principal Order.


1985 c. 48; section 1(1) and (2) was amended by section 51(2)(a) and (b) of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16); section 1(2) defines “designating authority”; section 1(2) was further amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1756); the functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).


S.S.I. 1999/73, partially revoked by S.S.I. 1999/144.

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