Scottish Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 144
CONTAMINATION OF FOOD
The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Partial Revocation Order 1999
16th November 1999
Laid before the Scottish Parliament
19th November 1999
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on them 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 them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1. This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Partial Revocation Order 1999 and shall come into force at 18.00 hours on 16th November 1999.
2. The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Order 1999(2) is revoked insofar as it designates any part of the area set out in the Schedule to this Order.
J R WILDGOOSE
A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
16th November 1999
The area of sea below high water springs enclosed by a line starting at 59°15'N 3°13'W; then east to a point at 59°15'N 3°W; then south to the north coast of Rousay at 59°10.7'N 3°W; then west, south and east along the shoreline of Rousay to a point at 59°07.7'N 3°W; then south to the north coast of Wyre at 59°07'N 3°W; then west, south and east to a point on the south coast of Wyre at 59°06.8'N 3°W; then south to a point on the mainland of Orkney at 59°04'N 3°W; then north and east along the mainland of Orkney to a point at 59°09.2'N 3°13'W; then north to the start point.
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order partially revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No. 3) (Scotland) Order 1999 which prohibited–
(a)fishing for or taking scallops within the area designated in the Schedule to that Order (article 4);
(b)movement of such scallops out of that area (article 5); and
(c)landing, using in the preparation of processing for supply of food of, supplying and other specified activities in relation to, such scallops from the designated area (article 6).
The effect of this Order is to remove the prohibitions in respect of the area of sea designated in the Schedule to this Order.
1985 c. 48; section 1(1) and (2) was amended by section 51(2)(a) and (b) of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16); section 1(2) defines “designating authority”; section 1(2) was further amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1756). The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).