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Jam and Similar Products (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 3120 of 2003).

Type of law

The Regulations: (a) prescribe definitions and reserved descriptions for certain specified jam products (reg. 2 and Schedules 1 and 2); (b) provide for the circumstances in which the Regulations apply (reg. 3); (c) restrict the use of reserved descriptions to the specified jam and similar products to which they relate (reg. 4); (d) prescribe labelling requirements for such products (reg. 5); (e) make provision as to the manner of marking and labelling specified jam and similar products (reg. 6); (f) specify a penalty for contraventions of the Regulations, enforcement authorities and, in accordance with Articles 2 and 3 of Council Directive 89/397/EEC on the official control of foodstuffs and the European Economic Area Agreement, a defence in relation to exports (regs. 7 and 8); (g) apply various provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990 (reg. 9); (h) revoke the previous Regulations and make consequential amendments and transitional provision (regs. 10 and 11).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Order will come into force on 31 December 2003.
These Regulations revoke and replace the Jam and Similar Products Regulations 1981, as amended, in relation to England.
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