How do you find the legislation of an explanatory note?

How do you find the legislation of an explanatory note?

NSW Bills and Explanatory Notes online

  1. NSW Bills (including ENs) 1987+ via legislation.nsw.gov.au [external website]
  2. NSW Bills (including ENs and 2R speeches for many Bills) 1997+ via Parliament of NSW [external website]
  3. NSW Bills 1979+ via AustLII [external website]

What is the main piece of legislation surrounding food standards?

Under the Food Safety Act 1990 and the General Food Law Regulation 178/2002 you are responsible for ensuring that the food customers eat is safe and the quality is what they expect. This means you should understand exactly what foods can cause problems.

What is the name of legislation associated with food safety?

Offences by the Food Safety Act 1990 Main food safety and consumer protection offences created by the Food Safety Act 1990: Section 7 – rendering food injurious to health by: adding an article or substance to the food. using an article or substance as an ingredient in the preparation of the food.

What are explanatory notes?

Explanatory or content notes are used to add explanations, comments or other additional information relating to the main content but would make the text too long or awkward to read. Such notes may include supporting references.

How do you write an explanatory note?

put first the most important and the relevant things; 2. put things in chronological (and other ‘natural’) order; 3. don’t use complicated series of subordinate clauses etc.; 4. give the most probable explanation without too much hedging.

What are the food standards?

food standard A set of criteria that a food must meet if it is to be suitable for human consumption, such as source, composition, appearance, freshness, permissible additives, and maximum bacterial content.

What do you understand by food legislation?

Food legislation is designed to protect consumers from foods that could be injurious to their health (laws on food safety) and from misleading information (laws on food labeling, advertising, and fair commercial practices).

What do the Food Standards Agency do?

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is responsible for food safety and food hygiene in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It works with local authorities to enforce food safety regulations and its staff work in meat plants to check the standards are being met.

Why is food regulation important?

Food regulations serve as checks and balances on the food industry to prevent malpractices like adulteration and mismeasuring as well as the consequences of cutting corners. Specific regulations are needed at every step of production to make the process foolproof.

What was the purpose of the Food Standards Act 1999?

The Act was introduced in the House of Commons on 10 June 1999 and received Royal Assent on 11 November 1999. 5. The main purpose of the Act is to establish the Food Standards Agency, provide it with functions and powers, and to transfer to it certain functions in relation to food safety and standards under other Acts.

What are the regulations for feedingstuffs?

At present, feedingstuffs are regulated under Part IV of the Agriculture Act 1970, and by regulations and Orders made under that Act, the European Communities Act 1972 and the Animal Health Act 1981. 110. This section allows Ministers to establish by order new provisions for the regulation of feed, based on the Food Safety Act 1990.

What are paragraphs 7 8 and 10 of the Food Safety Act 1990?

Paragraphs 7, 8 and 10-21 amend the Food Safety Act 1990, removing references to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. They also provide for the powers described in Part I of Schedule 3 to be exercised by the Agency itself. 213. Paragraphs 9 and 22 concern the Isles of Scilly.

Who enforces the Food Safety Act 1990?

The bodies responsible for enforcing or executing the provision of the Food Safety Act 1990 or legislation made under it are normally, unless otherwise specified, ‘food authorities’.