S.I. No. 319/2017 - European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non Animal Origin) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 18th July, 2017.

I, SIMON HARRIS, Minister for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving effect to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1142 of 27 June 20171 , hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

2. Regulation 2(1) of the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) Regulations 2010 ( S.I. No. 391 of 2010 ) is amended by substituting for the definition of “EC Regulation 669/2009” (inserted by the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2016 ( S.I. No. 606 of 2016 )) the following:

“‘EC Regulation 669/2009’ means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 of 24 July 20092 , as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No. 212/2010 of 12 March 20103 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 323/2014 of 28 March 20144 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 718/2014 of 27 June 20145 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1024 of 24 June 20166 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1142 of 27 June 20171;”.

3. The European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2016 are revoked.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

13 July 2017.

SIMON HARRIS,

Minister for Health.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).

These Regulations give effect to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1142 of 27 June 2017 replacing Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 as regards the list of food of non-animal origin subject to an increased level of official controls on imports.

These Regulations amend the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) Regulations 2010 ( S.I. No. 391 of 2010 ) in the manner specified in these Regulations.

These Regulations revoke the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2016 ( S.I. No. 606 of 2016 ).

These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

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4 OJ No. L 95, 29.3.2014, p. 12.

5 OJ No. L 190, 28.6.2014, p. 55.

6 OJ No. L 168, 25.6.2016, p. 1.