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The Specified Risk Material Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Transportation of unmarked carcases of sheep and goats

17.—(1) A person shall not move from a slaughterhouse a carcase of a sheep or goat suitable for human consumption that is not marked with a young lamb stamp, except—

(a)to approved cutting premises that lie within the same curtilage as the slaughterhouse;

(b)a carcase which has been inspected and health marked in accordance with the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 and which is moved in a sealed vehicle; or

(c)when all specified risk material has been removed from the carcase.

(2) During the transportation referred to in paragraph (1) the carcase shall be accompanied by a document indicating—

(a)the name, address and licence number of the slaughterhouse from which the carcase is being transported; and

(b)the name, address and licence number of the authorised cutting premises to which the carcase is being transported.

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