The Trade and Official Controls (Transitional Arrangements for Prior Notifications) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

CitationSI 2021/429
JurisdictionUK Non-devolved

2021No. 429

EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION

ANIMALS

FOOD

PLANT HEALTH

The Trade and Official Controls (Transitional Arrangements for Prior Notifications) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Made30thMarch2021

Laid before Parliament31stMarch2021

Coming into force31stMarch2021

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of, and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018( 1), makes the following Regulations.

The Secretary of State is of the opinion that, by reason of urgency, it is necessary to make these Regulations without a draft of the instrument being laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

Citation, commencement, extent and application

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Trade and Official Controls (Transitional Arrangements for Prior Notifications) (Amendment) Regulations 2021.

(2) They come into force on 31st March 2021.

(3) This regulation, and regulations 4 and 5, extend to England and Wales, and Scotland.

(4) Regulation 2 extends to England and Wales but applies in relation to England only.

(5) Regulation 3 extends to Scotland only.

Amendments to the Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011

2.—(1) The Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011( 2) are amended as follows.

(2) In Schedule 5—

(a) in paragraph 5(3), for “1st April” substitute “31st July”;

(b) in paragraph 6(1)(c), for “1st April” substitute “31st July”.

Amendments to the Trade in Animals and Related Products (Scotland) Regulations 2012

3.—(1) The Trade in Animals and Related Products (Scotland) Regulations 2012( 3) are amended as follows.

(2) In Schedule 5—

(a) in paragraph 4(3), for “1st April” substitute “31st July”;

(b) in paragraph 5(3), for “1st April” substitute “31st July”.

Amendment to the Plant Health (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020

4.—(1) The Plant Health (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020( 4) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 52(1), for “March” substitute “December”.

Amendment to Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council

5.—(1) Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products( 5) is amended as follows.

(2) In Annex 6, in paragraph 13, in Article 56A(4), as inserted for the...

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