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Regulation to Issue Permit of Operating Restaurant and food Catering Establishments (L.N. No. 105/2006).

This Regulation prescribes minimum hygienic requirements for premises used for the purpose of restaurant and other food catering. Requirements concern, among other things, handling and storage of food and kitchen equipment. The Regulation also specifies conditions for the issuance or renewal of a permit. ...
Eritrea
2016

Regulations to determine the requirements and standards for milk and milk products processing plants (L.N. No. 113 of 2006).

These Regulations require registration and licensing of establishments that process milk and milk products, specify infrastructure and hygienic requirements for such facilities and its staff, require the Minister to introduce an accreditation system for dairy farms, specify standards for the composition, treatment, transport and packing of...
Eritrea
2006

Regulations to Issue Permit for Operating Hotel or Tour Supplementary Accommodation Establishment (L.N. No.104/2006).

This Regulation, made by the Minister of Tourism under the Tourism Proclamation, sets standards for tourist accommodations, including standards for the preparation and serving of food. Food hygiene standards concern, among other things: hygiene of persons engaged in the preparation, cooking or serving of food,...
Eritrea
2006

Tourism Proclamation (No. 152 /2006).

This Proclamation concerns the development of tourism in Eritrea. It defines the functions and powers of the Ministry of Tourism and provides for the establishment of Regional Tourism Offices. The Minsistry shall to help conserve and protect physical environments that enhance tourist attraction. It also provides...
Eritrea
2006

Regulations regarding Import Permits and Declared Goods (L.N. No. 78 of 2003).

These Regulations impose a duty on importers of declared goods to obtain an import permit from the Ministry of Trade and Industry and prescribes certain rules regarding the trade in such goods. “Declared goods” include commodities such as cereals, flour, pasta, rice, edible oil, sugar, coffee,...
Eritrea
2003

Aquaculture Product Regulations (L.N. No. 64/2003).

Inspection shall be coordinated by the Fish Inspection, Quality Control and Safety Assurance Service of the Ministry of Fisheries (“the Competent Authority”). Tasks of the Competent Authority are listed in article 5. A National Monitoring Surveillance Programme shall be drafted as set out in article 6....
Eritrea
2003

Factory Vessel Regulations (L.N. No. 67/2003).

These Regulations lay down the hygienic conditions that shall apply to handling (slaughtering, freezing, processing, salting, packing, etc.) of fish products on board of factory vessels. Article 3 sets out minimum requirements for design and equipment. Article 4 prescribes design of areas for preparation and processing...
Eritrea
2003

Fishery Products Additives Regulations (L.N. No. 65 of 2003).

These Regulations lay down measures to monitor the conditions for the use of food additives ion fishery products They contain rules regarding the use of additives such as colours and sweeteners in fish products. Chapter 3 concerns food additives others than colours and sweeteners preservatives, antioxidants,...
Eritrea
2003

Fishery Products Importation and Exportation Regulations (L.N. No. 69 of 2003).

These Regulations lay down measures to monitor importation and exportation conditions for fishery and aquacultural products. Articles 6 and 7 provide for standards for imported fishery products. Any person who has a licence for the importation of fish shall notify the Competent Authority of each importation...
Eritrea
2003

Heavy Metals Regulations (L.N. No. 66 of 2003).

These Regulations lay down measures for the monitoring of heavy metals (mercury, lead and cadmium) in fishery and aquacultural products. The Regulations establish rules for the sampling and testing procedures and methods. The Fish Inspection and Quality Control Division of the Ministry of Fishery (“The Competent...
Eritrea
2003

Potable Water Regulations in fishery product activities (L.N. No. 68/2003).

These Regulations concern standards of potable water to be observed in fishery product activities within the context of the Fishery Product Proclamation No. 105/1998 and the Fishery Product Regulation Legal Notice No. 40/1998. The objectives of these Regulations shall be: (a) to protect human health from...
Eritrea
2003

Regulations to amend the Fishery Product Regulations L.N. No. 40/1998 (L.N. No. 71/2003).

These Regulations amend the principal Regulations by adding a provision to section 27 regarding the responsibilities and functions of various authorities involved in control of fishery products; the Fish Inspection and Quality Control Division, the Co-ordinator, the Post Harvest Research, Standards and Training Unit, Inspection Units,...
Eritrea
2003

Fishery Product Hazard Analysis Citical Control Points (HACCP) Regulations (L.N. No. 41/1998).

These Regulations set out the principles of HACCP and recommendations for how to carry out the identification of critical points in the process of production, processing, storage and distribution of fish products. Principles of HACCP are set in article 23. The recommendations are made with respect...
Eritrea
1998

Fishery Product Proclamation (No. 105/1998).

This Proclamation concerns placing on the market in Eritrea and exportation of fishery products. "Fishery products" means all sea water or freshwater animals or parts thereof, including their roes, excluding aquatic mammals and turtles (art. 3). The Ministry of Fisheries shall be responsible for monitoring if...
Eritrea
1998

Fishery Product Regulations (L.N. No. 40/1998).

These Regulations prescribe conditions and standards with respect to hygiene and quality in the production, processing, packing and placing on the market of fish products. The Regulations are divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary (I); Placing on the market of fishery products (II); Quality control and safety...
Eritrea
1998
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