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Food (Scotland) Act 2015 (2015 asp 1)

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish Food Standards Scotland and make provision as to its functions; to amend the law in relation to food; to enable provision to be made in relation to animal feeding stuffs; to make provision for administrative sanctions in relation to offences under the law in relation to food; and for connected purposes.
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Basic legislation Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Institution Packaging/labelling Fraud Inspection Consumer protection Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Standards Animal feed/feedstuffs Animal health
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act: establishes Food Standards Scotland (FSS) as a body corporate and sets out its objectives with respect to food safety and hygiene; make specific provisions in relation to food and feed law; provides for administrative sanctions for non-compliance with food safety and standards law.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Amends

Food Safety Act 1990.

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1990 (2021)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Fraud, Inspection, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Standards Act 1999 (Chapter 28).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1999 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Institution, Access-to-information, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Food (Scotland) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 444 of 2015)

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Governance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

The Food (Scotland) Act 2015 (Compliance Notices) Regulations 2023.

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2023

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Novel food, Special dietary uses, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX