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Alcohol Act (2001)

Country/Territory
Estonia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001 (2019)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
RT I 2002, 3, 7
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Viticulture/oenological practices Certification Registration Inspection Food quality control/food safety Beverages Internal trade Processing/handling Liability/compensation Enforcement/compliance
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act provides special requirements for the handling of alcohol, restrictions on the consumption of alcoholic beverage, organisation of state supervision over compliance with the special requirements and restrictions, and liability for violations of this Act. Special requirements are requirements which apply to operations performed with alcohol in addition to the provisions of other legislation. According to the Act, alcohol means a food group consisting of spirit and alcoholic beverages. The Act further provides for special requirements for handling of alcohol; restrictions on consumption of alcoholic beverage; state supervision; and liability.

Full text
English/Estonian
Website
www.riigiteataja.ee

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 555/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 479/2008 on the common organisation of the market in wine as regards support programmes, trade with third countries, production potential and on controls in the wine sector.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Viticulture/oenological practices, Internal trade, International trade, Subsidy/incentive, Fraud

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 884/2001 laying down detailed rules of application concerning the documents accompanying the carriage of wine products and the records to be kept in the wine sector.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Beverages, Viticulture/oenological practices, Data collection/reporting, Transport/storage, Fraud

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 883/2001 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 as regards trade with third countries in products in the wine sector.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Viticulture/oenological practices, Certification, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 436/2009 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 479/2008 as regards the vineyard register, compulsory declarations and the gathering of information to monitor the wine market, the documents accompanying consignments of wine products and the wine sector registers to be kept.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Viticulture/oenological practices, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Fraud

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers.

Legislation | European Union | 2011 (2015)

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Access-to-information, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Alcohol Act (2001).

Legislation | Estonia | 2001 (2002)

Keyword: Viticulture/oenological practices, Processing/handling, Registration, Vending, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Government Order No. 80 of 2020 on Suspension of the Right to the Retail Sale of Alcoholic Beverages throughout the State from 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Legislation | Estonia | 2020

Keyword: Hazards, Risk assessment/management, Beverages, Internal trade, Vending, Viticulture/oenological practices, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX