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Food Labelling Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (S.R. No. 383 of 1996).

Type of law

These Regulations continue to implement Council Directive No. 79/112/EC as amended. The principal provisions of this Regulations: (1) require all food which is ready for delivery to the ultimate consumer to be marked and labelled in accordance with regulation 5; (b) make special provisions for the labelling of food which is not prepacked; (c) specify additional labelling requirements for food sold from vending machines; (d) require specific cautionary statements to be given with raw milk; (e) specify requirements as to the manner of marking or labelling of food, etc.
The 50 regulations are divided into 5 Parts: Preliminary (I); Food to be delivered as such to the ultimate consumer or to caterers (II); Claims, nutrition labelling and misleading descriptions (III); Offences and penalties (IV); Revocations, amendments and transitional provisions (V). The text is completed by 9 Schedules.
Date of text
These Regulations consolidate and replace the Food Labelling Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984.
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