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The Food (Peanuts from Egypt) (Emergency Control) (Scotland) Order 2000

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2.  In this Order–

“the Act” means the Food Safety Act 1990;

“the Commission Decision” means Commission Decision 2000/49/EC(1) repealing Decision 1999/356/EC(2) and imposing special conditions on the imports of peanuts and certain products derived from peanuts originating in or consigned from Egypt;

“Egyptian peanuts” means–


peanuts falling within CN code 1202 10 90 in shell or 1202 20 00 shelled, whether or not broken, and


roasted peanuts falling within CN code 2008 11 92 (in immediate packs of a net content exceeding 1kg) or 2008 11 96 (not exceeding 1kg)

originating in or consigned from Egypt which are intended for human consumption or to be used as an ingredient in foodstuffs;

“free circulation” has the same meaning as in Article 23.2 of the Treaty establishing the European Community;

and in the definition of “Egyptian peanuts” terms used have the same meaning as in the Commission Decision.


O.J. No. L19, 25.1.2000, p.46.


O.J. No. L139, 2.6.1999, p.32.

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