40 Food control plan: chief executive’s power to approve official template or model developed by third party

(1)

The chief executive may, by notice under section 405, approve a template or model developed by a person other than the chief executive or by a food industry body.

(2)

The chief executive may give an approval under this section subject to conditions.

(3)

An approval must end within—

(a)

3 years from the date of approval; or

(b)

a shorter period specified by the chief executive.

(4)

The notice under section 405 must state—

(a)

any conditions subject to which the approval is given; and

(b)

the date on which the approval ends.

(5)

Before an approval ends, the chief executive may issue a new notice under section 405 approving the template or model for a period of up to 3 years.

(6)

The chief executive may suspend or withdraw an approval by issuing a notice under section 405.

(7)

This section does not limit or affect section 45.