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2014 | 12 | 45-64
Article title

Cele prawa żywnościowego

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PL
Food law objectives
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Abstracts
EN
The objectives of the law are the desired outcomes of legal regulation. They are preferred by the legislature states of affairs. Determining the objectives of food law and their relationships is important, because it is necessary for the proper interpretation of the all provisions relating to this field of law. The objectives of food law are articulated in the Regulation No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety. Under that regulation, the objectives of food law are: the protection of human life and health, protection of consumers’ interests, protection of fair practices in food trade, protection of animal health and welfare and plant health, protection of environment and also achievement of the free movement of food in the Community. In article the author presents the scope of the objectives of food law and determines their relationship. The author concludes that the priority in food law is to protection of human life and health. Second main objective of food law, is protection of consumers’ interests. Other objectives are secondary. Protection of fair practices in food trade and ensure the free movement of goods, are only taken into account in the implementation of two basic objectives. The protection of the environment and the protection of animal health and welfare and plant health are taken into account where appropriate.
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Year
Volume
12
Pages
45-64
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published
2014
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Publication order reference
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URI
http://hdl.handle.net/11320/3309
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.hdl_11320_3309
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