Food (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012

  • revoked
  • Food (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012: revoked, on 1 July 2017, pursuant to regulation 17 of the Food Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/99).

Reprint as at 1 July 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Food (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012

(SR 2012/281)

Food (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012: revoked, on 1 July 2017, pursuant to regulation 17 of the Food Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/99).

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of September 2012

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Pursuant to section 42 of the Food Act 1981, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Food (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Food (Safety) Regulations 2002 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 4 amended (Expiry)

In regulation 4, replace “2012” with “2017”.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force 28 days after the date they are notified in the Gazette, amend regulation 4 of the Food (Safety) Regulations 2002. Regulation 4 provides that regulations 24 and 26 are to expire on 30 October 2012. This expiry date is shifted to 30 October 2017.

Regulation 24 provides that water added to food must be of potable quality and may contain fluoride. Regulation 26 provides that oil extracted from hemp seed may be sold as food under specified conditions. The amendment to regulation 4 means that regulations 24 and 26 will continue to apply until 30 October 2017.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 September 2012.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Food (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2012 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Food Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/99): regulation 17