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Ministerial Joint Decree No. 15523 establishing additional measures for the implementation of Regulations (EC) Nos. 178/2002, 852/2004, 853/2004, 854/2004, 882/2004 and trans positioning into the national legislation Council Directive 2004/41/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Type of law

The Decree establishes the necessary additional measures, according to a number of European Regulations, as regards food hygiene and procedures in matters of food safety (art. 1). The Decree is divided into 25 articles as follows: ccompetent authorities at the national level (art. 2); transfer of competencies (art. 3); licenses to operate in the food sector (art. 4); registration and approval of installations. Suspension and withdrawal of approval. National Register of installations (art. 5); duration of approval under conditions Extension (art. 6); extension or restriction of approval (art. 7); modification on installations (art. 8); sampling and analysis (art. 9); national laboratories of reference (art. 10); institutions and control Bodies (art. 11); conflict of interests (art. 12); inspection guidelines (art. 13); annual and multi annual national control plans (art. 14); notification of results by the controls made under the national control plans (art. 15); official controls Reports (art. 16); crisis management (art. 17); guidelines for good practices (art. 18); national measures on traditional foodstuffs and enterprises located in regions with specific geographical characteristics (art. 19); financing of official controls (art. 20); sanctions (art. 21); auditing and evaluation of competent authorities (art. 22); final provisions (art. 23); repealed provisions (art. 24); entry into force (art. 25).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Decree shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Serial Imprint
Efimeris tis Kyverniseos No. 1187, Part II, 31 August 2006, pp. 16029-16067.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
. 15523. ( ) . 178/2002, 852/2004, 853/2004, 854/2004 882/2004 2004/41/ .