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Animal By-Products Order (Northern Ireland) 2002

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Records for animal by-products

19.—(1) A person who removes, or causes or permits to be removed, animal by-products or part-rendered material from any premises shall keep a record of each consignment showing—

(a)the date on which the material was removed from the premises;

(b)the quantity and description of the material and whether unrendered or part-rendered;

(c)the destination to which it was removed; and

(d)the name of the person transporting it.

(2) A person transporting animal by-products or part-rendered material shall, at the time of collection, record—

(a)the address of the premises from which the material was collected;

(b)the date on which the material was collected;

(c)the quantity and description of the material; and

(d)the destination to which it is to be taken.

(3) A person receiving animal by-products or part-rendered material shall keep a record of incoming consignments showing—

(a)the date on which the material arrived;

(b)the address of the premises from which the material was removed;

(c)the quantity and description of the material; and

(d)the name and address of the person who transported it.

(4) In addition to the records required to be kept under paragraph (3), (and in the case of removal from the premises of animal by-products or part-rendered material, in paragraph (1)), the occupier of rendering premises (other than part-rendering premises) shall keep a record for all animal by-products (including part-rendered material) rendered of—

(a)the weight rendered and the date of rendering;

(b)the temperature achieved by the by-products;

(c)in a batch system, the time for which the by-products were rendered;

(d)if appropriate, the particle size to which the by-products were reduced before rendering;

(e)if appropriate, the pressure to which the by-products were subjected during rendering;

(f)if appropriate, the feed rate of the by-products;

(g)if appropriate, the fat re-cycling rate;

(h)the quantity and description of rendered material produced;

(i)the results of all tests on samples submitted to an authorised laboratory in accordance with Article 9 and any action taken under that Article in respect of samples not complying with the microbiological standards specified in Article 2(2); and

(j)in the case of all rendered material—

(i)the method of disposal;

(ii)the quantity disposed of;

(iii)the date of disposal;

(iv)the name of the person transporting it; and

(v)the address of the disposal premises.

(5) In addition to the records required to be kept under paragraph (3) (and, in the case of removal from the premises of animal by-products or part-rendered material, paragraph (1)), the occupier of part-rendering premises shall keep a record for all animal by-products part-rendered of—

(a)the weight part-rendered and the date of part-rendering; and

(b)the quantity and description of part-rendered material produced.

(6) In addition to the records required to be kept under paragraph (3) (and, in the case of removal from the premises of unused animal by-products and animal by-products remaining after feeding, paragraph (1)), the occupier of any premises registered under Article 16 (zoo animals, etc.) shall keep records of the disposal or use of the animal by-products.

(7) In addition to the records required to be kept under paragraph (3) (and, in the case of removal from the premises of animal by-products, paragraph (1)), the occupier of a knacker’s yard shall keep a record of—

(a)the quantity of material treated in accordance with paragraph 11 of Schedule 4, (treatment of by-products for the production of feeding stuffs) and the date and method of treatment;

(b)in the case of the sale or supply of mammalian high risk material which has been sterilised or denatured in accordance with paragraph 11(1)(a) or (b) of Schedule 4—

(i)the quantity sold or supplied;

(ii)the date on which the material was sold or supplied;

(iii)the name and address of each person to whom the feeding stuffs were sold or supplied; and

(iv)address of the premises where the feeding stuffs are to be used.

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