Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Wales) (No.5) Amendment Order 1989

1989No. 2

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND

CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Wales) (No.5)

Amendment Order 1989

5thJanuary1989

5thJanuary1989

9thJanuary1989

Whereas the Secretary of State is of the opinion, as mentioned in section 1(1)(a) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 ( a) , 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 Secretary of State is of the opinion, as mentioned in 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 areas described in the Schedule to the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Wales) (No.5) Order 1987 ( b) , or which is derived or may be in the future derived from anything in those areas, is, or may be, or may become, unsuitable for human consumption;

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said 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) (Wales) (No.5) Amendment Order 1989 and shall come into force on 9th January 1989.

Partial revocation and amendment

2. The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Wales) (No.5) Order 1987 is revoked to the extent that it imposes prohibitions on-

(a) the slaughter of a sheep which was moved from any place in accordance with a consent given under section 2(1) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 on or before 2nd October 1988 which consent was subject to the condition that the sheep to which it applies should be marked with a green mark; and(b) the slaughter of a sheep which-(i) is moved from a place in accordance with a consent given under the said section 2(1) on or after 9th January 1989 which consent is subject to the condition that the sheep to which it applies should be marked with an apricot 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

(a) 1985 c.48.

(b) S.I. 1987/1894, amended by S.I. 1988/9, 951, 1329 and 1680.

(c) the supply or having in...

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