The Single Common Market Organisation (Consequential Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2013

Document Number:2013 No. 3270 (W. 320)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/01/2014
 
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Welsh Statutory InstrumentsAgricultureMade27 December 2013Laid before the National Assembly for Wales31 December 2013Coming into force1 January 2014The Welsh Ministers, are designated for the purposes of making regulations under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) (“the 1972 Act”) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Union(2) , and they make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by that section. These Regulations make provision for a purpose mentioned in section 2(2) of the 1972 Act and it appears to the Welsh Ministers that it is expedient for references in these Regulations to the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on 16 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72 , (EEC) No 234/79 , (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 , to be construed as references to that Regulation as amended from time to time(3). Title, application and commencement1.  These Regulations (a) are entitled the Single Common Market Organisation (Consequential Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2013 (b) apply in relation to Wales; and (c) come into force on the 1 January 2014. Amendments to the Beef and Pig Carcase Classification (Wales) Regulations 20112.  (1)  The Beef and Pig Carcase Classification (Wales) Regulations 2011(4) are amended as follows. (2) In regulation 2(1) (interpretation) omit the definition of “Council Regulation” (“Rheoliad y Cyngor”) and after the definition of “prescribed communication” (“cyfathrebiad rhagnodedig ”) insert the following definition— ““Regulation (EU) 2013” (“Rheoliad (EU) 2013”) means “the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on 16 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72 , (EEC) No 234/79 , (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 , as amended from time to time;”. (3) In regulation 2(3) (interpretation) omit sub-paragraph (b). (4) In Part 1 of Schedule 1 (European provisions: bovine carcases)— (a) in column 1 of the table for “Council Regulation” substitute “Regulation (EU) 2013”; (b) In column 2 of the table for “Annex V”, in each place it occurs, substitute “Annex IV”. (5) In the table in Schedule 2 (European provisions: pig carcases)— (a) in column 1 for “Council Regulation” substitute “Regulation (EU) 2013”; (b) in column 2 for “Annex V”, in each place it occurs, substitute “Annex IV”. Amendments to the Beef and Veal Labelling (Wales) Regulations 20113.  (1)  The Beef and Veal Labelling (Wales) Regulations 2011(5) are amended as follows. (2) For regulation 2(1)(c) (competent authority) substitute— “(c) Article 78 of, and Part I of Annex VII to, the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on 16 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72 , (EEC) No 234/79 , (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 , as amended from time to time;”. (3) For regulation 4(1)(c) (offences under European legislation) substitute— “(c) The following provisions of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on 16 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72 , (EEC) No 234/79 , (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 , as amended from time to time— (i) i) Article 78 and paragraph II of Part I of Annex VII (classification at the slaughterhouse); (ii) Article 78 and paragraph III of Part I of Annex VII (sales descriptions); (iii) Article 78 and paragraph IV of Part I of Annex VII (compulsory indication on the label); (iv) Article 78 and paragraph V of Part I of Annex VII (recording).”. (4) In regulation 4(2) (required information in relation to un-prepacked meat) for “paragraph IV(2) of Annex XIa to Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007” substitute “point IV(2) of Part I of Annex VII to the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on 16 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72 , (EEC) No 234/79 , (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 , as amended from time to time”. Amendments to the Drinking Milk (Wales) Regulations 20104.  (1)  The Drinking Milk (Wales) Regulations 2010(6) are amended as follows. (2) In regulation 2(1) (interpretation)— (a) omit the definition of “the Annex” (“yr Atodiad”); (b) in the...

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