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Food (Control and Sale) (Amendment) Law, 2010 (Law No. 32(I)/2010).

Type of law

This Law may be cited as the Food (Control and Sale) (Amendment) Law of 2010 and shall be read as one with the Food (Control and Sale) Laws of 1996 up to 2006, as amended with two Orders and two Corrigenda. This law hereinafter shall be referred to as the principal Law . The principal Law and the present Law shall be read as one and will be referred to as the Food (Control and Sale) Laws 1996-2010.The law is issued with the purpose of a better implementation of article 4, paragraphs 3, 5 and 6 and of article 54 to Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 as was last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1029/2008. The law aims as well at ensuring more accurate controls on imported foodstuffs at the entry points of the Cypriot Republic and also aims at amending Annex III to the principal law so as to better implement the EU Regulations as regards the imposition of penalties and sanctions if their provisions are trespassed. Under this light, the law brings forth the following amendments: articles 2, 14, 16A and 17 are amended and/or replaced while the new article 17B (right to appeal) is added. Article 7 to this law provides for amending Annex III as laid down in the Table contained herewith.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Law shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Serial Imprint
Efimerida tis Dimokratias No. 4237, Part I, Supplement I, 31 March 2010, pp. 157-169.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
( ) ( ) 2010 ( . 32(I)/2010).