SL(5)378 – The Food and Feed Hygiene and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Background and Purpose

These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred on the Welsh Ministers by paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 2 and paragraph 21(b) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, in order to address failures of retained EU law to operate effectively and other deficiencies arising from the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

These Regulations make amendments to subordinate legislation applying in Wales in the field of food and feed hygiene and safety.

Procedure

Negative

Technical Scrutiny

No points are identified for reporting under Standing Order 21.2 in respect of this instrument.

Merits Scrutiny

No points are identified for reporting under Standing Order 21.3 in respect of this instrument.

Implications arising from exiting the European Union

These Regulations had been laid for the purposes of sifting under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 in accordance with Standing Order 27.9A.  The Committee agreed that the appropriate procedure for these Regulations was the negative resolution procedure.

Government Response

A government response is not required.

Legal Advisers

Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

7 March 2019