Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 7) (Amendment) Order 1986

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1986/1432

1986 No. 1432

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND

CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 7) (Amendment) Order 1986

20thAugust 1986

21stAugust 1986

21stAugust 1986

Whereas the Secretary of State is of the opinion, in accordance with 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 he 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 areas described in the Schedule to the principal order, or which is, 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, 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, he hereby makes the following order:—

Title, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 7) (Amendment) Order 1986 and shall come into operation on 21st August 1986.

(2) In this order "the principal order" means the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 7) Order 1986(b).

Amendment of the principal order

2. The principal order is revoked to the extent that it imposes prohibitions in respect of sheep which are in the areas described in the Schedule to this order on 21st August 1986; and accordingly that order is amended in accordance with the following provisions of this order.

(a) 1985 c.48.

(b) S.I. 1986/1422.

3. After article 6 (restrictions throughout the United Kingdom) there shall be inserted the following article:-

"Exception

7. Articles 4, 5 and 6 of this order shall not apply in the case of any sheep which was in that part of the designated areas described in Schedule 2 to this order on 21st August 1986.".

4. After the Schedule to the principal order there shall be inserted Schedule 2 as set out in the Schedule to this order.

J. W. L. Lonie, Assistant Secretary, Scottish Office.

New St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh.

20th August 1986.

Articles 2 and 4

SCHEDULE

"Schedule 2

Area excepted from Articles 4, 5 and 6

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