The Food Safety, Food Hygiene and Official Controls (Sprouting Seeds) (Wales) Regulations 2013

Document Number:2013 No. 3007 (W. 298)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 31/12/2013
 
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Welsh Statutory InstrumentsFood, WalesMade27 November 2013Laid before the National Assembly for Wale29 November 2013Coming into force31 December 2013The Welsh Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 2(2) of and paragraph 1 A of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972(1). The Welsh Ministers are designated for the purposes of that section in relation to measures relating to food (including drink) including the primary production of food(2) and in relation to the veterinary and phytosanitary fields for the protection of public health(3). As required by Article 9 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety(4) there has been open and transparent public consultation during the preparation of the following Regulations. Title, application and commencement1.  (1)  The title of these Regulations is the Food Safety, Food Hygiene and Official Controls (Sprouting Seeds) (Wales) Regulations 2013. (2) These Regulations come into force on 31 December 2013 and apply in relation to Wales. Amendment to the General Food Regulations 20042.  In regulation 2(1) (interpretation) of the General Food Regulations 2004(5) , for the definition of “Regulation (EC) No 178/2002” substitute the following definition— ““Regulation (EC) No 178/2002” means Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety, as read with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 931/2011 on the traceability requirements set by Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council for food of animal origin(6) , and with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 208/2013 on traceability requirements for sprouts and seeds intended for the production of sprouts(7).”. Amendment to the Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 20063.  In Schedule 1 (definitions of EU legislation) to the Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 2006(8) , at the end of the definition of “Regulation 852/2004” add the words “and with Commission Regulation (EU) No 210/2013 on the approval of establishments producing sprouts pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European...

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