Statutory Instruments

Health (Prevention of Danger To Public Health) Regulations, 1999

These Regulations provide for the prevention of danger to the public health and the protection of consumer interests arising from the importation, distribution or sale for human consumption of food derived from the products listed in Article 1(1) of Commission Decision 1999/363/EC on protective measures with regards to contamination by dioxins of certain animal products intended for human or animal consumption (as amended by Commission Decision 1999/390/EC) and in Article 1(1) of Commission Decision 1999/389/EC on protective measures with regards to contamination by dioxins of products intended for human or animal consumption derived from bovine animals and pigs and revoking Decision 1999/368/EC (as amended by Commission Decision 1999/390/EC)

The effect of these Regulations is to prohibit the importation, distribution or sale of food derived from these products in Ireland in certain circumstances

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