1997 No. 1978
PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES
PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND
PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND
CONTAMINATION OF FOOD
The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Order 1997 Revocation Order 1997
6th August 1997
Laid before Parliament
12th August 1997
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1(1) and (2) and section 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) Order 1997 Revocation Order 1997 and shall come into force at 1800 hours on 6th August 1997.
2. The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Order 1997(2) is revoked.
David R Dickson
Assistant Secretary, Scottish Office
Pentland House Edinburgh
6th August 1997
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Order 1997 (in so far as it remains in force) which prohibited–
(a)fishing for or taking shellfish within the area designated in the Schedule to that Order;
(b)movement of such shellfish out of that area; and
(c)landing, using in the preparation or processing for supply of food of, supplying and other specified activities in relation to, such shellfish from the designated area within the United Kingdom.
The effect of this Order is to remove completely the prohibition from fishing for, taking, moving, landing, using in food production and supplying the shellfish affected by that Order, from the designated area.
1985 c. 48; section 1(1) and (2) were amended 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”.
S.I. 1997/1565; amended by S.I. 1997/1739.