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Bovines and Bovine Products (Trade) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Trade in live bovine animals, bovine embryos, mammalian meat and bone meal and related products

3.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a person shall not despatch from Northern Ireland to a member State or a third country, bring to any place in Northern Ireland for the purposes of such despatch or consign for the purposes of such despatch any—

(a)live bovine animal or bovine embryo;

(b)meat meal, bone meal or meat and bone meal derived from any mammal; or

(c)animal feed or fertilisers containing such material.

(2) Nothing in paragraph (1) shall prohibit—

(a)the despatch from Northern Ireland;

(b)the bringing to any place in Northern Ireland for the purposes of such despatch; or

(c)the consignment for the purposes of such despatch,

of any food for domestic carnivores by reason only that such food contains meat meal, bone meal or meat and bone meal derived from any mammal, provided that those materials originate outside the United Kingdom and that each stage of the preparation of the food which took place in the United Kingdom took place in an establishment approved under regulation 12(2) and in accordance with the requirements of that approval.

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