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Jam and Similar Products (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. No. 133 of 2004).

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 labeling requirements for such products (reg. 5); (e) make provision as to the manner of marking and labeling 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 defense 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 28 April 2004.
These Regulations revoke and replace the Jam and Similar Products Regulations 1981, as amended, in relation to Scotland.
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