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The Nutrition (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Nutrition (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 No. 651

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 8(1) and 23 of, and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (c. 16) in order to address failures of retained EU law to operate effectively and other deficiencies (in particular under paragraphs (a) to (d), (f) and (g) of section 8(2) of that Act), and to make consequential and supplementary provision arising from the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union, and make consequential and supplementary provision relating to the withdrawal.

Part 2 and Schedules 1 and 2 make provision in relation to food supplements, transferring functions to legislate in respect of vitamins and minerals and purity criteria from the Commission to the Secretary of State, Scottish Ministers, Welsh Ministers and in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Health. Part 3 amends secondary legislation (for England) and Parts 4 and 5 amend and in some cases, revoke retained EU law in the field of nutrition and health claims.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private or voluntary sector is foreseen.

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