A LAW     to amend further the Food and Drugs (Jersey) Law 1966; sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council of the


15th day of NOVEMBER 2000



(Registered on the 24th day of November 2000)






The 2nd day of May 2000



                THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law -




                In this Law “the principal Law” means the of Food and Drugs (Jersey) Law 1966,[1] as amended.[2]




                In  Article 1(1) of the principal Law[3] -


                (a)     after the definition of “cheese” there shall be inserted the following definition -


“ ‘commercial operation’, in relation to any food, means any of the following -


(a)     selling, possessing for sale and offering, exposing or advertising for sale;


(b)     consigning, delivering or serving by way of sale;


(c)     preparing for sale or presenting, labelling or wrapping for the purpose of sale;


(d)     storing or transporting for the purpose of sale;


(e)     importing and exporting,


and, in relation to any food source, means deriving food from it for the purpose of sale or for purposes connected with sale;” and


                (b)     after the definition of “food” there shall be inserted the following definitions -


                          “ ‘food business’ means any business in the course of which commercial operations with respect to food or food sources are carried out;


                          ‘food premises’ means premises used or proposed to be used for or in connection with the purposes of a food business;


‘food source’ means any growing crop or live animal, bird or fish from which food is intended to be derived (whether by harvesting, slaughtering, milking, collecting eggs or otherwise);”.




                For Articles 19 to 22 of the principal Law[4] there shall be substituted the following Article -




Registration of food premises


          (1)     The Committee may by order provide for the registration of food premises and prohibit the use of any such premises which are not registered in accordance with the order.


          (2)     Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1) of this Article, orders made under this Article may -


          (a)     make different provision in relation to different types or description of food premises and exempt from the requirements as to registration such food premises as may be prescribed;


          (b)     make provision as to the manner and form of applications for registration, the information to be furnished in connection with such applications and the keeping of the register; and


          (c)     require the occupier of registered food premises to notify the Committee of such changes in respect of the particulars required to be furnished in connection with an application for registration as may be prescribed.”.




                (1)     In Article 23(2) of the principal Law[5] the words from “, and may exempt” to the end of the paragraph shall be deleted.


                (2)     In Article 59(1) of the principal Law[6] the words “registration or” shall be deleted.




                This Law may be cited as the Food and Drugs (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Law 2000 and shall come into force on such day as the States may by Act appoint.


                                                                                      C.M. NEWCOMBE


Deputy Greffier of the States.

[1] Volume 1966-1967, page 141.

[2] Volume 1992-1993, page 107, Volume 1994-1995, pages 73 and 577 and Volume 1999, page 418.

[3] Volume 1966-1967, page 142 and Volume 1994-1995, page 73.

[4] Volume 1966-1967, pages 164, 166 and 167 and Volume 1992-1993, page 107.

[5] Volume 1966-1967, page 169.

[6] Volume 1966-1967, page 205.

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