Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 6) Amendment Order 1986

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1986/1360

1986 No. 1360

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND

CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 6) Amendment Order 1986

1stAugust 1986

2ndAugust 1986

4thAugust 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 area described in the Schedule to the following 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. 6) Amendment Order 1986 and shall come into operation on 2nd August 1986.

(a) 1985 c.48.

(2) In this order the "principal order" means the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 6) Order 1986(a).

Designated incident

2. In the opinion of the Secretary of State food in the areas described in the Schedule to this 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 in consequence of the following escape of substances:-

the escape on or after 26th April 1986 of radioactive substances from a nuclear powered reactor situated at Chernobyl in the Ukraine, USSR.

Amendment of principal order

3. In the Schedule to the principal order the entry relating to the Dumfries and Galloway Region shall be amended as follows:-

(a) in paragraph 1(b) there shall be added to the Parishes excluded from the designated area within the boundaries of Nithsdale District the following Parishes:- Kirkbean and Caerlaverock;

(b) in paragraph 1(c) there shall be added to the Parishes excluded from the designated area within the boundaries of Stewartry District the following...

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