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SCHEDULE 4Regulations relating to meat hygiene, etc.: consequential provisions

Part IConsequential modifications to the Meat (Hygiene, Inspection and Examination for Residues) (Charges) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

1.  In regulation 1(2), for “the Department” there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

2.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)before the definition of “business” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the Agency” means the Food Standards Agency;;

(b)for the definition of “health inspection and control exercise” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“health inspection and control exercise” means the supervision and controls specified in the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997, the Poultry Meat Regulations and the Wild Game Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 and the monitoring of the requirements of the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 in so far as such monitoring relates to the welfare of animals slaughtered for human consumption in a slaughterhouse;;

(c)for the definition of “the Residues Regulations” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“the Residue Regulations” means the Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998(1);; and

(d)for the definition of “slaughterhouse” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“slaughterhouse” means a slaughterhouse licensed by the Agency under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 or the Poultry Meat Regulations; and.

3.—(1) In each of the provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2), for “the Department”, wherever it occurs in those provisions, there shall be substituted “the Agency”.

(2) The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are regulations 4(1) and (2), 9(1) and (3), 10(2), (3), (5), (6) and (7), 11(1), (2), (5), (6), (7) and (10), 12 and 13(1), (1)(a) and (b) and (2).