Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of Feeding Stuff) (Wales) Order 1989

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1989/2056

Order made by the Secretary of State, laid before Parliament under section 1(8) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament within twenty-eight days beginning with the day on which the order was made, subject to extension for periods of dissolution, prorogation or adjournment for more than four days.

1989No. 2056

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND

CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of

Feeding Stuff) (Wales) Order 1989

7thNovember1989

8thNovember1989

8thNovember1989

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 following Order, 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, commencement and interpretation

1. -(1) This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of Feeding Stuff) (Wales) Order 1989 and shall come into force on8th November 1989.

(2) In this Order

(a) "the Act" means the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985,(b) "designated area" means the farms, holdings and agricultural premises described in the Schedule to this Order.

Designated incident

2. In the opinion of the Secretary of State, food in the areas described in the Schedule to this Order is, or may be, or may become unsuitable for human consumption in consequence of the escape of lead into imported animal feeding stuff.

Designated area

3. The areas described in the Schedule to this Order are hereby designated for the purposes of part I of the Act.

(a) 1985 c.48.

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