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Drinking Milk Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 2424 of 1998).

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These Regulations make provision for the enforcement and execution of Council Regulation (EC) No. 2597/97 laying down additional rules on the common organization of the market in milk and milk products for cows' drinking milk. They- (a) prohibit the sale or delivery of milk, or the use of or failure to use a sales description for any product, in contravention of the Council Regulation (reg. 3); (b) prohibit the importation from outside the European Community of a product for sale as drinking milk in contravention of the Council Regulation (reg. 4); (c) specify food authorities as enforcement bodies (reg. 5) and create offences and prescribe a penalty (reg. 6); (d) provide a defence in relation to exports, in accordance with Articles 2 and 3 of Council Directive 89/397/EC on the official control of foodstuffs, as read with the ninth recital to that Directive (reg. 7); and (e) incorporate specified provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990 (reg. 8).
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Entry into force notes
These Regulations will come into force on 31 October 1998.
These Regulations revoke the Regulations specified in the Schedule to the extent specified in regulation 9, and make consequential amendments specified in regulation 10.
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Legislation Amendment