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The Specified Bovine Material (Treatment and Disposal) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Registration of premises on which meat is recovered by mechanical means from bovine animals

7.—(1) A person shall not on any premises recover meat by mechanical means from the carcase of a bovine animal unless his name and the address of those premises are registered with the Department.

(2) The Department shall keep a register for the purposes of paragraph (1).

(3) An application for registration under paragraph (1) shall be in writing and be in such form and manner as the Department may require.

(4) The Department shall refuse to register under paragraph (1) the name of any person in respect of any premises unless the following particulars are notified to it in writing, that is to say—

(a)the business name, if any;

(b)the name and address of the person who carries on the business;

(c)the address and telephone number of the business;

(d)the address of each premises at which meat is recovered by mechanical means from a bovine animal in the course of the business.

(5) A person whose name is registered under paragraph (1) in respect of any premises shall notify the Department in writing of any change in the particulars previously notified to it under paragraph (4) within 14 days of any such change.

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