Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (England) Amendment No.3 Order 1988

1988 No. 1292




The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (England) Amendment No.3 Order 1988

Made 25th July 1988

Laid before Parliament 27th July 1988

Coming into force 1st August 1988

Whereas the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is of the opinion, in accordance with section 1(1)(a) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 19851, that there has been or may have been an escape of substances of such descriptions and in such quantities and such circumstances as are likely to create a hazard to human health through human consumption of food;

And whereas the said Minister is of the opinion, in accordance with section 1(1)(b) of the said Act, that in consequence of the said escape of substances food which is or may be in the future in the area described in Schedule 1 to the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (England) Order 19872, or which is derived or may be in the future derived from anything in that area, is, or may be, or may become, unsuitable for human consumption;

Now, therefore, the said Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said section 1(1) and section 24(3) of the said Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—

Title and commencement
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Title and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (England) Amendment No.3 Order 1988 and shall come into operation on 1st August 1988.

Partial revocation and amendment

Partial revocation and amendment

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2. The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (England) Order 1987 is revoked to the extent that it imposes prohibitions on—

(a) the slaughter of a sheep which—

(i) was moved from any place in accordance with a consent given on or after 1st August 1988, which consent was subject to the condition that the sheep to which it applies should be marked with a green mark; and

(ii) has been examined and marked with an ear-tag by a person authorised in that behalf by one of the Ministers; and

(b) the supply or having in possession for supply of meat, or food containing meat, derived from a sheep described in paragraph (a) of this article,

and accordingly that Order is further amended in accordance with the...

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