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Food Standards Act 1999 (Chapter 28).

País/Territorio
Reino Unido
Tipo de documento
Legislación
Fecha
1999 (2018)
Fuente
FAO, FAOLEX
Título completo
An Act to establish the Food Standards Agency and make provision as to its functions; to amend the law relating to food safety and other interests of consumers in relation to food; to enable provision to be made in relation to the notification of tests for food-borne diseases; to enable provision to be made in relation to animal feedingstuffs; and for connected purposes.
Materia
Ganado, Alimentación y nutrición
Palabra clave
Legislación básica Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos Inspección Institución Acceso-a-la-información Alimentos para animales/piensos Medicamentos Sanidad animal
Área geográphica
Islas del Océano Atlántico, Europa, Europa y Central Asia, Atlántico Norte, Mar del Norte, Atlántico Nordeste, Europa Septentrional
Entry into force notes
All provisions of the Food Standards Act 1999 which are not already in force, or which are in force for a particular purpose only, or in relation to Scotland and Wales only, shall come into force or, as the case may be, come into force for all other purposes, or in relation to England and Northern Ireland as well, on 1st April 2000 (Food Standards Act 1999 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2000).
Resumen

The main body of the Act is arranged as follows: The Food Standards Agency (sects. 1-5), concerns the establishment of the Agency, its main objective and its main organizational arrangements including the establishment of advisory committees; General functions in relation to food (sects. 6-8), confers on the Agency responsibility for developing food policy and advising Ministers and other public authorities, for advising consumers and other interested parties and for keeping abreast of developments relevant to its remit; General functions in relation to animal feedingstuffs (sect. 9) supplements the Agency's functions in relation to animal feed; Observations with a view to acquiring information (sects. 10-11) gives the Agency functions in relation to surveillance and provides powers to enable it to carry them out; Monitoring of enforcement action (sects. 12-16) gives the Agency a function of monitoring food and feedingstuffs law enforcement and provides powers to enable it to carry it out; Other functions of the Agency (sects. 17-21) describes the Secretary of State and the devolved authorities' powers to delegate the making of emergency orders to the Agency, the Agency's power to publish its advice, its functions under other Acts and supplementary functions (detailed functions under the Food Safety Act 1990 and other primary legislation are provided for in Schedule 3); General provisions relating to the functions of the Agency (sects. 22-25), concerns certain considerations which the Agency must observe in carrying out its functions; provides for directions by Ministers and the devolved authorities should the Agency fail to perform its duties, and allows for modification of enactments to allow disclosure of information to the Agency and publication by it; Miscellaneous provisions (sects. 26-35), sets out the functions no longer to be exercised by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland and makes various provisions for consultation with other parts of Government or the devolved administrations on aspects of food safety. It also allows secondary legislation to apply to animal feedingstuffs provisions equivalent to those of the Food Safety Act 1990, etc.; Final provisions (sects. 36-43).

Texto completo
Inglés
Página web
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Referencias - Legislación

Enmienda

Food Safety Act 1990.

Legislación | Reino Unido | 1990 (2021)

Palabra clave: Legislación básica, Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Fraude, Inspección, Institución

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (S.I. 1991 No. 762 (N.I. 7)).

Legislación | Reino Unido | 1991 (2013)

Palabra clave: Legislación básica, Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Fraude, Inspección, Institución, Residuos, Medicamentos, Sanidad animal

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Implementado por

Food Standards Act 1999 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions and Savings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 656 of 2000).

Legislación | Reino Unido | 2000

Palabra clave: Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Inspección, Institución, Acceso-a-la-información, Alimentos para animales/piensos

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Standards Act 1999 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions and Savings) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 78 of 2000).

Legislación | Reino Unido | 2000

Palabra clave: Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Inspección, Institución, Recopilación de datos/informes, Alimentos para animales/piensos

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Standards Act 1999 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions and Savings) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 62 of 2000).

Legislación | Reino Unido | 2000

Palabra clave: Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Inspección, Institución, Recopilación de datos/informes, Alimentos para animales/piensos

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Enmendado porr

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 675 of 2010).

Legislación | Reino Unido | 2010

Palabra clave: Radiación, Control de la contaminación, Autorización/permiso, EIA, Cumplimiento/aplicación, Conservación de suelos/mejoramiento de suelos, Minería, Eliminación de desechos, Gestión de desechos, Contaminación de las aguas dulces, Efluente de aguas residuales/vertido, Aguas subterráneas

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Food (Scotland) Act 2015 (2015 asp 1)

Legislación | Reino Unido | 2015 (2018)

Palabra clave: Legislación básica, Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Higiene/procedimientos sanitarios, Institución, Envasado/etiquetado, Fraude, Inspección, Protección del consumidor, Cumplimiento/aplicación, Infracciones/sanciones, Normas, Alimentos para animales/piensos, Sanidad animal

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (S.S.I. No. 219 of 2018).

Legislación | Reino Unido | 2018

Palabra clave: Control de la contaminación, Radiación, Energía nuclear, Procedimientos judiciales/procedimientos administrativos, Cumplimiento/aplicación, Gobernanza

Fuente: FAO, FAOLEX