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

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Requirements imposed on the operator of an establishment registered under regulation 6(2)

7.—(1) The operator of an establishment at which any controlled bovine by-product is produced shall ensure that the establishment, and the suitability of the controlled by-product for use in human food, animal feed, cosmetics or medical or pharmaceutical products, is clearly indicated, either by means of a label affixed to the by-product, or on its packaging or in a document accompanying the by-product.

(2) The operator of an establishment registered under regulation 6(2) shall ensure that—

(a)any person employed by him, or any person invited to the establishment, complies with the provisions of these Regulations relating to the registration and operation of the establishment;

(b)at each stage of the production of each type of controlled bovine by-product at the establishment, the provisions of these Regulations relating to the production of controlled bovine by-products of that type at the establishment are complied with there; and

(c)any inspector, and any person acting under the responsibility of an inspector, is provided with adequate facilities so as to enable him to carry out his functions under these Regulations in relation to the establishment and that he is given such reasonable assistance and access to such records (including any records held in electronic form) as he may at any reasonable time require for that purpose.

(3) The operator of an establishment registered under regulation 6(2) shall give the Department written notice of any material change he intends to make—

(a)to the suppliers of the materials used by him at that establishment in the manufacture of controlled bovine by-products; or

(b)to any facilities or processes used at that establishment in the manufacture of such by-products,

before making any such change.

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