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The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Appointment of competent authority

    4. 4.Exception for research

  3. PART II INTRODUCTION OF SCHEDULES

    1. 5.The Schedules

  4. PART III ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

    1. 6.Approvals, authorisations, licences and registrations

    2. 7.Occupier’s duty

    3. 8.Suspension and amendment

    4. 9.Revocations of approvals, etc.

    5. 10.Appeals procedure

    6. 11.Valuations

    7. 12.Appointment of inspectors

    8. 13.Powers of entry

    9. 14.Powers of inspectors

    10. 15.Notices

    11. 16.Notices restricting movement

    12. 17.Obstruction

    13. 18.Penalties

    14. 19.Enforcement

    15. 20.Revocations

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INSTRUMENTS RELEVANT TO COMMUNITY TSE REGULATION

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TSE MONITORING

      1. PART I MONITORING FOR TSE

        1. 1.Notifications for the purposes of monitoring under Article 6 of the Community TSE Regulation

        2. 2.Consignment and slaughter of an over-age bovine animal

        3. 3.Brain stem sampling of bovine animals

        4. 4.Slaughter of bovine animals over 30 months of age

        5. 5.Retention of products and disposal

        6. 6.Compensation

      2. PART II CONTENTS OF AN RMOP

        1. 1.Animal identification and separation

        2. 2.Brain stem sampling

        3. 3.Correlation of sample to carcase and all other parts of the body

        4. 4.Retention of carcases

        5. 5.Retention of parts of the body

        6. 6.Disposal before receipt of the result

        7. 7.Other measures following sampling

        8. 8.Removal of vertebral column

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF TSE IN BOVINE ANIMALS

      1. 1.Control and eradication of TSE - notification

      2. 2.Restriction of a notified animal

      3. 3.Slaughter of a suspect animal

      4. 4.Identification and restriction of offspring and cohorts

      5. 5.Action following confirmation of BSE

      6. 6.Action where BSE is not confirmed

      7. 7.Death while under restriction

      8. 8.Placing on the market of bovine progeny

      9. 9.Compensation

      10. 10.Compensation for a suspect animal

      11. 11.Compensation for a cohort animal

      12. 12.Compensation for an offspring animal

      13. 13.Compensation for Buffalo and Bison

      14. 14.Assessment of market value

      15. 15.Definitions

      16. 16.A return shall be furnished to the Department within 7...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF TSE IN SHEEP AND GOATS

      1. 1.Notification of TSE

      2. 2.Restriction of a notified animal

      3. 3.Slaughter of a suspect animal

      4. 4.Movement restrictions

      5. 5.Action where TSE is not confirmed

      6. 6.Confirmation of TSE in sheep

      7. 7.Confirmation of TSE in goats

      8. 8.Confirmation of BSE in sheep or goats

      9. 9.Time for appeals

      10. 10.Killing and destruction following confirmation

      11. 11.Infected animals from other premises

      12. 12.Common grazing

      13. 13.Multiple flocks on any premises

      14. 14.Subsequent occupiers

      15. 15.Introduction of an animal onto any premises

      16. 16.Use of ovine germinal products

      17. 17.Movement of an animal from any premises

      18. 18.Time of movement restrictions

      19. 19.Death while under restriction

      20. 20.Placing on the market of progeny of a BSE affected sheep or goat

      21. 21.Notification while any premises are under restriction

      22. 22.Derogations

      23. 23.Compensation for a sheep or goat slaughtered as a suspect animal

      24. 24.Compensation for animals killed or products destroyed following confirmation of TSE

      25. 25.Valuations

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      FEEDINGSTUFFS

      1. PART I RESTRICTIONS ON FEEDING PROTEINS TO ANIMALS

        1. 1.Prohibition on feeding animal protein to ruminants

        2. 2.Prohibition on feeding animal protein to non-ruminants

        3. 3.Exceptions

        4. 4.Movement prohibitions and restrictions of animals

        5. 5.Slaughter of an animal

        6. 6.Compensation

        7. 7.Slaughter or sale for human consumption

      2. PART II PRODUCTION OF PROTEIN AND FEEDINGSTUFFS

        1. 1.Fishmeal for feeding to non-ruminant farmed animals

        2. 2.Offences relating to fishmeal and feedingstuffs containing fishmeal

        3. 3.Feedingstuffs containing dicalcium phosphate or tricalcium phosphate for feeding to non-ruminant animals

        4. 4.Offences relating to feedingstuffs containing dicalcium phosphate or tricalcium phosphate for feeding to non-ruminant animals

        5. 5.Blood products and blood meal

        6. 6.Offences relating to feedingstuffs containing blood products or blood meal

        7. 7.Change in use of equipment

        8. 8.Conditions applying to the storage and transport of bulk quantities of protein products and feedingstuffs containing such proteins

        9. 9.Conditions applying to the manufacture and transport of feedingstuffs, including petfood

        10. 10.Export of processed animal protein to third countries

        11. 11.Fertilisers

        12. 12.Record keeping for transport etc. of reject petfood

        13. 13.Cross-contamination of materials originating from premises where processed animal proteins (except fishmeal) are in use

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      SPECIFIED RISK MATERIAL, MECHANICALLY RECOVERED MEAT AND SLAUGHTERING TECHNIQUES

      1. 1.Appointment of the Food Standards Agency as the competent authority

      2. 2.District council obligations with regards to butcher shops

      3. 3.Training

      4. 4.Mechanically recovered meat

      5. 5.Pithing

      6. 6.Tongue harvesting

      7. 7.Head meat harvesting

      8. 8.Removal of specified risk material

      9. 9.Bovine animals in a slaughterhouse

      10. 10.Sheep and goats in a slaughterhouse

      11. 11.Young lamb and goat stamps

      12. 12.Removal of spinal cord from sheep and goats

      13. 13.Authorisation of cutting plants by the Food Standards Agency

      14. 14.Authorisation and registration of butcher shops by District Councils

      15. 15.Removal of specified risk material at a cutting plant authorised under paragraph 13(1)

      16. 16.Removal of bovine vertebral column that is specified risk material at a cutting plant not authorised under paragraph 13(1)(a)

      17. 17.Removal of bovine vertebral column that is specified risk material at a butcher shop authorised and registered under paragraph 14

      18. 18.Meat from Great Britain or a member State

      19. 19.Staining and disposal of specified risk material

      20. 20.Scheme animals

      21. 21.Security of specified risk material

      22. 22.Prohibition on the supply of specified risk material for human consumption

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      RESTRICTIONS ON DISPATCH TO MEMBER STATES AND TO THIRD COUNTRIES

      1. 1.Restrictions on dispatch to member States and to third countries

      2. 2.Exports to third countries

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      REVOCATIONS

  6. Explanatory Note

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