Statutory Instruments

The European Union (Special Conditions Governing the Import of Certain Foodstuffs from Certain Third Countries Due to Contamination Risk by Aflatoxins) Regulations 2011

These Regulations give effect to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1152/2009 of 27 November 2009 imposing special conditions governing the import of certain foodstuffs from certain third countries due to contamination risk by aflatoxins and repealing Decision 2006/504/EC. These Regulations revoke the European Communities (Imposing Special Conditions on the Import of Figs, Hazelnuts and Pistachios and Certain Products Derived Thereof Originating in or Consigned from Turkey) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 79 of 2002), the European Communities (Import Of Peanuts and Certain Products Derived from Peanuts Originating in or Consigned from China) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 81 of 2002), the European Communities (Imposing Special Conditions on the Import
of Figs, Hazelnuts and Pistachios and Certain Products Derived Thereof Originating in or Consigned from Turkey) (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 127 of 2002), the European Communities (Import Of Peanuts and Certain Products Derived from Peanuts Originating in or Consigned from China) (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 135 of 2002) and the European Communities (Special Conditions for the Import of Brazil Nuts in Shell Originating
in or Consigned from Brazil) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 327 of 2003)

These Regulations may be cited as the European Union (Special Conditions Governing the Import of Certain Foodstuffs from Certain Third Countries Due to Contamination Risk by Aflatoxins) Regulations 2011

These Regulations should be read in conjunction with the European Communities (Official Controls on the Import of Food of Non-Animal Origin) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 391 of 2010) as some of the general conditions relating to the import of foods of non-animal origin are derived from those Regulations

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