Memorandum by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries
1997 (S.I. 1997/1962)
1. The Joint Committee by letter dated 29 October 1977 has
requested a memorandum on the following point:
"In relation to the definition of Community instrument
in article 1(3), explain what is meant by reference to such instruments
(and their amendments) "as may exist" on the date the
Order is made. Is this meant to indicate adoption, publication
or entry into force? "
2. In context article 1(3) refers to instruments and their
amendments in force on the date the Order is made. Nevertheless,
it is accepted that the point could be made explicit and this
will be borne in mind for future Orders.
3. This memorandum is submitted on behalf of the Ministry
of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Welsh Office Agriculture
3rd November 1997