Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments First Special Report


MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD: INSTRUMENTS REPORTED ON IN 1999

Total number of instruments reported on: 8
JCSI Report Instrument Title Regulation No.and Ground for Reporting Type and date or response Observations
1998/99
15thSpecified Risk Material (Inspection Charges) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/539) Regulations 3 and 4(1) defective drafting Memorandum sent to JCSI on 26/3/99 The S.I. set up a framework for imposing charges but no charges have been imposed under it. If it is decided to bring the charging regime into effect, the drafting problem will be addressed
18thFood Labelling (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/747) Regulation 12—unexpectedly narrow use of enabling power Letter giving further background sent to Speaker's Counsel 25/6/99 Responsibility for these regulations has passed to the Food Standards Agency
20thBovines and Bovine Products (Trade) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/1103) Regulation 13(2):defective drafting Memorandum sent to JCSI on 17/5/99. Amending instrument made 7.6.99 Amending instrument: Bovine and Bovine Products (Trade) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/1554)
24thOlive Oil (Designations of Origin) Regulations (S.I. 1999/1513) Regulation 2(3)—defective drafting Objection to "in so far as the context admits" in an interpretation provision No specific amendment considered necessary: comment to be taken into account in general drafting guidance
24thNatural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water Regulations (S.I. 1999/1540) Regulation 2(2)—defective drafting Objection to "in so far as the context admits" in an interpretation provision Responsibility for these regulations has passed to the Food Standards Agency
25thFeeding Stuffs (Amendment) Regulations (S.I. 1999/1528) Regulation 15—defective drafting JCSI found conflicting propositions without sufficient hierarchical reconcilliation Responsibility has passed to the Food Standards Agency, which is due to complete a consolidation in which this is rectified
29thEnvironmentally Sensitive Areas (Blackdown Hills) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999 S.I. 1999/2223Undertaking to amend at the next opportunity 22/10/1999 Amendment proposed to be made in Summer 2000
29thEnvironmentally Sensitive Areas (Dartmoor) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999 S.I. 1999/2236Undertaking to Amend at the next opportunity 22./10/99 Amendment proposed to be made in Summer 2000
1999/2000
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