S.I. No. 248/2019 - European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues) (Amendment) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 7th June, 2019.

I, Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972), for the purpose of giving effect to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1660 of 7 November 20181 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/35 of 9 January 20192 , 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 for Pesticide Residues) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

2. The European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 426 of 2011 ) are amended by substituting in Regulation 2(1) for the definition of “Commission Regulation 669/2009” the following –

“ ‘Commission Regulation 669/2009’ means Commission Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 of 24 July 20093 (as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No 212/2010 of 12 March 20104 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 323/2014 of 28 March 20145 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 718/2014 of 27 June 20146 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1024 of 23 June 20167 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2298 of 12 December 20178 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/941 of 2 July 20189 , Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1660 of 7 November 2018 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/35 of 9 January 2019), Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/943 of 18 June 201510 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/186 of 2 February 201711 ;”.

3. The European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin for Pesticide Residues) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 330 of 2018) are revoked.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

7 May 2019.

MICHAEL CREED,

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

These Regulations update controls on the import of certain food and feed of non-animal origin from specific third countries with regard to pesticide residues.

1 OJ L 278, 08.11.2018, p.7

2 OJ L 9, 11.01.2019, p.77

3 OJ L 194, 25.7.2009, p. 11

4 OJ L 65, 13.3.2010, p. 16

5 OJ L 95, 29.03.2014, p.12

6 OJ L 190, 28.06.2014, p.55

7 OJ L 168, 25.06.2016, p.1

8 OJ L 329, 13.12.2017, p.26

9 OJ L 166, 03.07.2018, p.7

10 OJ L 154, 19.06.2015, p.8

11 OJ L 29, 03.02.2017, p.24