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Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

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Prohibitions on collection, transport, rendering, incineration etc. and storage of specified risk material

Use of premises for collection, transport, rendering, incineration etc. of specified risk material

52.  A person shall not use any premises for any purpose in connection with –

(a)the collection of specified risk material;

(b)the rendering or incineration of specified risk material, or any other manner of disposal or destruction of specified risk material,

unless the premises are approved for the purpose under this Part by the Licensing Authority.

Storage of specified risk material

53.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a person shall not store specified risk material in the same room in any premises as any food, feedingstuff or any cosmetic, pharmaceutical or medical product.

(2) The requirement in paragraph (1) shall not apply where an inspector has approved the storage of specified risk material in the same room as any food, feedingstuff or any cosmetic, pharmaceutical or medical product, on being satisfied that the arrangements for storage will ensure the adequate separation of the specified risk material from the food, feedingstuff or cosmetic, pharmaceutical or medical product.

(3) A person shall not store specified risk material otherwise than in an impervious container which –

(a)contains nothing but specified risk material;

(b)is labelled as containing specified risk material;

(c)is not left uncovered when containing specified risk material; and

(d)after use for such storage is thoroughly washed and disinfected before being used for any other purpose.

Transport of specified risk material

54.—(1) A person shall not transport specified risk material unless –

(a)the specified risk material is in a container marked with the words “specified risk material”; and

(b)he provides a written statement to the person to whom it is sent detailing the premises from which the specified risk material was collected for delivery.

(2) A person shall not transport specified risk material unless –

(a)it is transported in a container which –

(i)is not being used at the same time to transport any material other than specified risk material; and

(ii)is impervious; and

(b)it is kept covered at all times while in the container except when necessary for loading into the container or examination by an inspector.

(3) Any person transporting specified risk material shall ensure that the container in which the specified risk material is transported is thoroughly washed and disinfected before being used for any other purpose.

Procedure for bringing in specified risk material from Great Britain, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands

55.—(1) A person shall not bring specified risk material into Northern Ireland from Great Britain, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands unless –

(a)it is stained in accordance with legislation having effect in, as the case may be, Great Britain, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands and corresponding to the provisions of this Part relating to staining;

(b)it is exempt from the requirement to stain under that legislation by virtue of provisions corresponding to regulation 39(3); or

(c)it is transported in a sealed vehicle in accordance with the provisions of legislation having effect in, as the case may be, Great Britain, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands corresponding to the provisions of regulation 46.

(2) Any person bringing specified risk material into Northern Ireland from Great Britain, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands shall immediately transport it to one of the destinations specified in regulation 40.

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