Regulation (2009:1425) On The Control Of Protected Names On Agricultural Products And Foodstuffs

Original Language Title: Förordning (2009:1425) om kontroll av skyddade beteckningar på jordbruksprodukter och livsmedel

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2009:1425

Introductory provision



section 1 of this regulation contains supplementary provisions

to the law (2009:1424) on the control of protected names

on agricultural products and foodstuffs.



Competent authority



section 2 of the food and Drug Administration to receive and process applications for

the registration of protected designations for agricultural products

and food as well as an application for the amendment of

product specification and deregistration of such

products.



The national food administration shall consult with the State's agricultural work in

cases concerning agricultural products referred to in annex

II to Council Regulation (EC) No 510/2006 of 20 March

2006 on the protection of geographical indications and

designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs.



2 a of the national food administration shall perform the duties of a

Member State has when it comes to the requirement specifications for

spirit drinks as referred to in article 20 of the European Parliament and

Council Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 of 15 January 2008 on the

definition, description, presentation, labelling and

the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks as well as on

repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 1576/89.

Regulation (2014:519).



section 3 of the Food Administration shall monitor the control authorities

in fulfilling their obligations under the Act (2009:1424) if

control of protected designations for agricultural products and

foods.



section 4 of the food and Drug Administration may announce the additional regulations

and take the decisions necessary in addition, moreover,

the EU rules as supplemented by law (2009:1424)

on the control of protected designations for agricultural products

and foods.



Control authorities



§ 5 competent authority to exercise control is the authority

is competent to exercise control within the meaning of sections 25 and 25A

Food Regulation (2006:813), subject to

of paragraph 6.



section 6 of the NFA is the competent authority to exercise control

of agricultural products referred to in annex II to

Council Regulation (EC) no



510/2006.



section 7 of the provincial governments to coordinate local government control activities

and give them support, advice and guidance.



section 8 of the national food administration coordinates the other control authorities

activities and give them support, advice and guidance.



Regulations on control



§ 9 the NFA may provide for how

the verification shall be carried out.



section 10 of the NFA may provide for

the obligation of a control authority or control body

involved in the official controls to provide information

to the Office or the County Board on the control activities

as they engage in.



Other provisions relating to the control



section 11 of the costs which a control authority, as a result of

action under section 15 of the Act (2009:1424) on the control of

protected names on agricultural products and foodstuffs,

shall be reimbursed by the person who was the owner of agricultural products

or food when they were taken care of.



Laboratories



section 12 of the laboratories carrying out surveys of the

agricultural products and foodstuffs in connection with the control

According to the law (2009:1424) on the control of protected names

on agricultural products and foodstuffs shall be accredited by the

The Swedish Board for accreditation and technical control (SWEDAC)

or by another comparable accreditation body.



Fees



paragraph 13 of the rules relating to fees see regulation

(2006:1166) on charges for the official control of foodstuffs

and certain agricultural products.



Other provisions



section 14 of the food and Drug Administration may announce detailed arrangements for

the enforcement of the law (2009:1424) on the control of protected

indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs, and this

Regulation.



section 15 of the provisions on appeal, see paragraphs 19 and 20 of the law

(2009:1424) on the control of protected names on

agricultural products and foodstuffs.