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Statutory Instrument 1995 No. 39

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Radioactivity in Sheep) (England) (Partial Revocation) Order 1995

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1995 No. 39

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND
CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Radioactivity in Sheep) (England) (Partial Revocation) Order 1995

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Made17th January 1995
Laid before Parliament17th January 1995
Coming into force18th January 1995

    Whereas the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food was of the opinion, in accordance with section 1(1)(a) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985[1], that there had been or might have been circumstances as were likely to create a hazard to human health through human consumption of food;
    And whereas the said Minister was of the opinion, in accordance with section 1(1)(b) of the said Act, that in consequence of the said circumstances food which was or might have been in the future derived from sheep in the area described in Schedule 1 to the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Radioactivity in Sheep) (England) Order 1991[2] was, or might have been, or might have become, unsuitable for human consumption;
    And whereas the said Minister is now of the opinion that food which is derived or may in the future be derived from sheep in the areas described in Part I of the Schedule to this Order is no longer unsuitable for human consumption in consequence of the said circumstances;
    Now, therefore, the said Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1(1), and (2) and section 24(1) and (3) of the said Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
    Title and commencement
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Radioactivity in Sheep) (England) (Partial Revocation) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 18th January 1995.
    Partial Revocation
        2.—(1)  The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Radioactivity in Sheep) (England) (Order) 1991[2] is hereby revoked so far as it designates any part of the areas set out in Part I of the Schedule to this Order.

        (2)  In consequence of that revocation the designated areas for the purposes of that Order are those areas set out in Part II of the Schedule to this Order.



Angela Browning

Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

17th January 1995





Notes:

[1] 1985 c. 48; section 1 was amended by section 51 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".

[2] S.I. 1991/6.

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