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New penalties for food irregularities

On 6 December 2016, the two regulations entered into force that make changes in the terms of reference to the imposition of fines by the mandate. Changes apply to quality control of food products.

The changes made by the President of the Council regulation of November 15, 2016, the amending Regulation on veterinary inspection officers, inspection Quality agri-food Commercial and State Inspection, plant protection and seed inspection powers to impose fines on the way the mandate of the criminal law (OJ. 1873) and President of the Council regulation of November 15, 2016, the amending Regulation on the Environmental Audit inspectors powers to impose fines on the way the mandate of the criminal law (OJ. 1872) are designed to upgrade rules in connection with the entry into force of the new provisions of the changing laws, which are misdemeanors punishable by a fine.

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