The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Revocation Order 1996

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Published: 1996-09-23

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2466

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES
PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND
PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND
CONTAMINATION OF FOOD
The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Revocation Order 1996

Made
23rd September 1996

Laid before Parliament
25th September 1996

Coming into force in accordance with article 1
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 1(1) and (2) and 24(1) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Revocation Order 1996 and shall come into force at 12.00 hours on 23rd September 1996.

Revocation

2.  The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Order 1996(2) is hereby revoked.

I R Anderson
Assistant Secretary, Scottish Office
Pentland House,
Edinburgh
23rd September 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Order 1996 which prohibited–
(a)fishing for or taking mussels, scallops, and razor clams within the area designated in the Schedule to that Order (article 4),
(b)movement of such mussels, scallops and razor clams out of that area (article 5),
(c)landing, using in the preparation or processing for supply of food of, supplying and other specified activities in relation to, such mussels, scallops and razor clams from the designated area within the United Kingdom (article 6).
The effect of this Order is to remove completely the prohibition on fishing for, taking, moving, landing, using in food production and supplying mussels, scallops and razor clams from the designated area.


(1)
1985 c. 48; section 1(1) and (2) was amended respectively by section 51(2)(a) and (b) of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16), and section 24(1) was amended by paragraph 29 of Schedule 3 to that Act; section 1(2) defines “designating authority” and section 24(1) defines “the Ministers”.

(2)
S.I. 1996/1887.
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