S.I. No. 170/2013 - European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues)(Amendment)(No.2) Regulations 2013.

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S.I. No. 170/2013 - European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues)(Amendment)(No.2) Regulations 2013.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 28th May, 2013.
I, SIMON COVENEY, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972), for the purpose of giving effect to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 91/2013 of 31 January 20131 , and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 270/2013 of 21 March 20132 , hereby make the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues)(Amendment)(No.2) Regulations 2013.
2. The European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 426 of 2011 ) are amended by substituting in Regulation 2(1) for the definition of “Commission Regulation 669/2009” the following—
“ ‘Commission Regulation 669/2009’ means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 of 24 July 20093 as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No. 212/2010 of 12 March 20104 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1235/2012 of 19 December 20125 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 91/2013 of 31 January 2013, and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 270/2013 of 21 March 2013;”.
3. The European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ( S.I. No.40 of 2013 ) are revoked.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
16 May 2013.
SIMON COVENEY,
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These Regulations revise controls on the import of certain food and feed of non-animal origin from specific third countries with regard to pesticide residues.
1 OJ L 33, 2.2.2013, p. 2

2 OJ L 82, 22.3.2013, p.47

3 OJ L 194, 25.7.2009, p. 11

4 OJ L 65, 13.3.2010, p. 16

5 OJ L 350, 20.12.2012, p.44

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