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Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Animal welfare legislation and codes

6.—(1) The occupier of a slaughterhouse or knacker’s yard shall ensure that any person who is involved in any of the activities governed by these Regulations—

(a)is acquainted with the provisions of the legislation, and of any welfare codes, relevant to the operations that that person carries out;

(b)has access to a copy of any such welfare code at the slaughterhouse or knacker’s yard;

(c)has received instruction and guidance on the requirements of such legislation and any such welfare code; and

(d)where, by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 1, any such activity requires a licence, has the appropriate licence.

(2) In this regulation, “welfare code” means any current code issued under regulation 7.

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