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Regular review of legislation is important to maintain regulatory effectiveness and ensure that we do not place disproportionate burdens on business.
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Statutory reviews 

Table 1: Statutory reviews      
Title of measure (links to legislation where appropriate)  SI number Estimated start of the review Statutory review publication date (set in legislation) 
The Specified Products from China (Restricted on first placing on the market) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 2012 No. 47 January 2016 12 January 2017
The Specified Products from China (Restricted on first placing on the market) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 2013 No. 1683 July 2016 10 July 2018 
The Contaminants in food (England) Regulations 2013 2013 No. 2196 October 2016 31 October 2018
The Food Additives, Flavouring, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (England) Regulation 2013 2013 No. 2210 October 2016 31 October 2018
Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 2013 No. 2996 October 2016 31 December 2018
The Official Feed and Food Controls (England) and the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) (Amendment) 2014 No. 2748 November 2017 11 November 2019
The Food Safety and Hygiene (England) (Amendment)  Regulations 2014 2014 No. 2885 December 2017   13 December 2019
The Animal Feed (Hygiene, Sampling etc. and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2015 2015 No. 454  April 2018 6 April 2020
The Food Safety and Hygiene (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016  2016 No. 868 October 2019 15 October 2021
The Plastic Kitchenware (Conditions on imports from China) (England) Regulations 2011 2011 No. 1517 July 2019 1 July 2021
The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) Regulations 2012   2012 No. 2619 November 2021 20 November 2022
The Food and Safety (sampling and qualifications) Regulations 2013  2013 No. 264 April 2022 6 April 2023

Completed FSA statutory reviews 

Completed statutory reviews are published below, alongside the Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) opinion where available.