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Statutory Instrument 1995 No. 46

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

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1995 No. 46

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND
CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

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

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Made13th January 1995
Laid before Parliament17th January 1995
Coming into force18th January 1995

    Whereas the Secretary of State was of the opinion, as mentioned in section 1(1)(a) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985[1], that there had been or might have been circumstances which were likely to create a hazard to human health through human consumption of food;
    And whereas the Secretary of State was of the opinion, as mentioned in 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 areas described in Schedule 1 to the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Radioactivity in Sheep) (Wales) Order 1991[2], was, or might have been, or might have become, unsuitable for human consumption;
    And whereas the Secretary of State is now of the opinion that food which is derived or may in the future be derived from sheep in the areas referred to in article 2(1) of this Order is no longer unsuitable for human consumption in consequence of the said circumstances;
    Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1(1) and (2) and section 24(1) and (3) of the said Act[3], 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) (Wales) (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) (Wales) Order 1991 is hereby revoked—
       (a) with respect to those parts of the designated area numbered 3 in Schedule 1 to that Order which are set out in Part 1 of the Schedule to this Order;
       (b) with respect to the designated areas numbered 8, 9 and 16 in Schedule 1 to that Order.

        (2)  In consequence of that revocation that Order shall be amended as follows—
       (a) for paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 there shall be substituted the paragraph set out in Part II of the Schedule to this Order;
       (b) for the words "6, 7, 8 and 9" in article 6(1)(a)(iii) and 6(1)(b)(iii) there shall be substituted the words "6 and 7".
       (c) for the words "in any of the areas numbered 15 and 16" in article 6(1)(a)(v) and 6(1)(b)(v) there shall be substituted the words "in the area numbered 15".


Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Gwilym Jones

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office

13th January 1995





Notes:

[1] 1985 c. 48; section 1 was amended by section 51 of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16).

[2] S.I. 1991/5, which was partially revoked by S.I. 1991/2780, 1993/32 and 1994/63.

[3] section 24(1) was amended by paragraph 29 of Schedule 3 to the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16); section 1(2) defines "designating authority" and section 24(1) defines "the Ministers".

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