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Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (S.R. No. 157 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Packaging/labelling Institution Standards Residues Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 to provide for the continued enforcement of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food) as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1416. The main amendments concern - (a) removal of offences in Regulations 7(2), 14(2), 16(4), 19(1) and 19(3) of the principal Regulations; (b) amendment of regulation 26 (application of various provisions of the Order) and insertion of a Schedule to the principal Regulations to apply Article 9(1) of the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991, enabling improvement notices to be served to require compliance with provisions of the principal Regulations and provisions of EU Regulations specified in regulation 26(1). The provisions, as applied, make the failure to comply with an improvement notice an offence under Article 9(2) of the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991; (c) amendments to remove the requirement to provide a written declaration from regulation 12(8) (regulation 5) and regulation 16(3) of the principal Regulation.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1416 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. No. 384 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Institution, Standards, Residues, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX