Food Act 2003 No 43
84 Variation of conditions or suspension or cancellation of approval of analyst
(1) The Food Authority may vary the conditions of, or suspend or cancel, an approval under this Division.(2) An approval of a person under this Division may be suspended or cancelled on one or more of the following grounds:(a) if the Food Authority is satisfied that the person has wilfully or negligently contravened any provision of this Act or the regulations,(b) if the Food Authority is satisfied that the person has contravened a condition to which the approval is subject,(c) if the Food Authority is satisfied that the person has a direct or indirect interest in any food business that, in the opinion of the Food Authority, could affect the carrying out of the person’s functions under this Act,(d) at the request of the person,(e) for any other reason that the Food Authority considers appropriate.(3) The Food Authority may only vary the conditions of, or suspend or cancel, the approval of a person under this Division:(a) after having given the person:(i) written reasons of its intention to vary, suspend or cancel, and(ii) an opportunity to make submissions, and(b) after having considered any submissions duly made by the person.(4) Subsection (3) does not apply to the cancellation of an approval at the request of the person to whom the approval relates.(5) A variation of the conditions of, or the suspension or cancellation of, an approval of a person under this Division:(a) must be made by notice in writing, and(b) must be served on the person, and(c) takes effect at the time at which the notice is served or at a later time specified in the notice.