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Fish Labelling (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (S.S.I. No. 145 of 2003).

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These Regulations provide for the execution and enforcement of Title 1, Chapter 2 of Council Regulation (EC) 104/2000 on the common organization of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products as applied by Commission Regulation (EC) 2065/2001 laying down detailed rules on the application of Council Regulation (EC) 104/2000 as regards informing consumers about fishery and aquaculture products. These Regulations: provide a list of the commercial designations required to be drawn up by the United Kingdom and further provide for the granting of provisional commercial designations. Further they make provision as to the relaxation of the requirements in certain circumstances in relation to information about the production method, in the case of direct sales of small quantities to consumers by fishermen or aquaculture producers and with regard to the inclusion of additional information about catch area, create offences and prescribe penalties, specify enforcement authorities and incorporate specified provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990. The Regulations revoke the fish labelling requirements set out in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Food Labelling Regulations 1996.
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