Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 3) (Amendment) Order 1986

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1986/1185

1986No. 1185

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES

PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND

CONTAMINATION OF GOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 3) (Amendment) Order 1986

Made

10thJuly1986

Laid before Parliament

10thJuly1986

Coming into operation

11thJuly1986

Whereas the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State are 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 the said Ministers are 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 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 said Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 1(1) and section 24(3) of the said Act, and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following order:--

Title and commencement

1. This order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 3) (Amendment) Order 1986 and shall come into operation on 11th July 1986.

Designated incident

2. In the opinion of the Minister of Agriculture Fisheries and Food and 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.

(a) 1985 c. 48.

Amendment of the principal order

3. For the Schedule to the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 3) Order 1986 ( a) there shall be substituted the Schedule to this order.

In Witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on 10th July 1986.

(L.S.)

Michael Jopling,

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

Nicholas Edwards,

Secretary of State for Wales.

10th July 1986.

Article 3

SCHEDULE

"SCHEDULE

Article 3

The Designated Areas

CUMBRIA

1. An area comprising those...

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