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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Control of compound feeding stuffs containing prohibited materials

13.—(1) A person shall not sell, or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a compound feeding stuff, or use as a compound feeding stuff, any material which contains—

(a)faeces, urine or separated digestive tract contents resulting from the emptying or removal of the digestive tract, irrespective of any form of treatment or admixture;

(b)hide treated with tanning substances, including its waste;

(c)seeds or other plant propagating materials which, after harvest, have undergone specific treatment with plant protection products for their intended propagation, or derived by-products;

(d)wood, sawdust or ot her materials derived from wood treated with wood protection products;

(e)sludge from sewage plants treating waste waters;

(f)solid urban waste, such as household waste;

(g)untreated waste from eating places, except food stuffs of vegetable origin considered unsuitable for human consumption for reasons of freshness; or

(h)packaging and parts of packaging from products used in agriculture or the food industry.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1), except sub-paragraph (e), “waste” shall mean material of any applicable category listed in Annex 1 to Council Directive 75/442/EEC(1) on waste, which is discarded or intended or required to be discarded.


O.J. No. L194, 25.7.75, p. 39. Last amended by Commission Decision 96/350/EC (O.J. No. L135, 6.6.96, p. 32)

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