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The Food Safety (Exports) Regulations 1991

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Amendment of the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1987

3.—(1) After the last regulation in the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1987(1) there shall be inserted the following regulation numbered sequentially—

Defences in relation to exports

In any proceedings under these Regulations it shall be a defence for the person charged to prove that the material or article in respect of which the offence is alleged to have been committed—

(a)was intended for export and complied with the importing country’s domestic legislation relevant to the alleged offence ; or

(b)was intended for export and was prepared and labelled for sale before 26th July 1991..

(2) Regulation 3(c) of those Regulations shall be revoked.


S.I. 1987/1523, amended by S.I. 1990/2487.

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