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The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Appointment of competent authority

    4. 4.Exception for research

  3. PART II

    1. 5.The Schedules

  4. PART III

    1. 6.Approvals, authorisations, licences and registrations

    2. 7.Occupier’s duty

    3. 8.Suspension and amendment of official documents

    4. 9.Revocations of official documents

    5. 10.Appeals

    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.Amendment of the Animal By-Products (Identification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

    16. 21.Consequential amendments

    17. 22.Revocations

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AMBULATORY REFERENCES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TSE MONITORING

      1. PART I TSE

        1. 1.Notification of the body of a goat for the purpose of monitoring under Article 6 of the EU TSE Regulation

        2. 2.Arrangements in respect of the body of a bovine animal for the purpose of monitoring under Article 6 of the EU TSE Regulation

        3. 3.Persons collecting and delivering the body of a bovine animal

        4. 4.Brain stem sampling of the body of a bovine animal (Approved TSE sampling sites)

        5. 5.Destruction without sampling

        6. 6.Retention and disposal of the body of a bovine animal pending test results

        7. 7.Remote Areas

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

        9. 9.Brain stem sampling of bovine animals (slaughterhouses)

        10. 10.Brain stem sampling of the body of a bovine animal (other places of slaughter)

        11. 11.Approval of laboratories

        12. 12.Approved TSE sampling sites

        13. 13.Slaughter of bovine animals

        14. 14.Retention of products and disposal

        15. 15.TSE sampling of sheep, goats and deer

        16. 16.Compensation

      2. PART II 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 brain stem sampling

    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 TSE

      6. 6.Action where TSE is not confirmed

      7. 7.Death while under restriction

      8. 8.Placing on the market of bovine progeny

      9. 9.When compensation is payable

      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.Returns

    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.Use of milk or milk products following confirmation of classical scrapie

      9. 9.Inability to exclude BSE in sheep or goats

      10. 10.Confirmation of atypical scrapie in sheep or goats

      11. 11.Derogation

      12. 12.Time for appeals

      13. 13.Killing and destruction following confirmation

      14. 14.Infected animals from other premises

      15. 15.Common grazing

      16. 16.Multiple flocks on any premises

      17. 17.Subsequent occupiers

      18. 18.Introduction of an animal onto any premises

      19. 19.Use of ovine germinal products

      20. 20.Movement of an animal from any premises

      21. 21.Time of movement restrictions

      22. 22.Death while under restriction

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

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

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

      26. 26.Valuations

      27. 27.Compensation for milk or milk products compulsorily destroyed in accordance with paragraph 9

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF TSE IN ANIMALS OTHER THAN BOVINE, OVINE OR CAPRINE ANIMALS

      1. 1.Notification

      2. 2.Restriction of a notified animal

      3. 3.Slaughter of a suspect animal

      4. 4.Compensation for an animal that is not bovine, ovine or caprine slaughtered as a suspect animal

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      FEEDINGSTUFFS

      1. PART I

        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

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

        2. 2.Fishmeal for feeding to unweaned, ruminant farmed animals

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

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

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

        6. 6.Blood products and blood meal

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

        8. 8.Change in use of equipment

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

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

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

        12. 12.Fertilisers

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

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

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      SPECIFIED RISK MATERIAL, MECHANICALLY SEPARATED MEAT AND SLAUGHTERING TECHNIQUES

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

      2. 2.Training

      3. 3.Mechanically separated meat

      4. 4.Pithing

      5. 5.Tongue harvesting

      6. 6.Head meat harvesting

      7. 7.Removal of specified risk material

      8. 8.Bovine animals in a slaughterhouse

      9. 9.Sheep and goats in a slaughterhouse

      10. 10.Bovine animals, sheep and goats in other places of slaughter

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

      15. 15.Meat from a member State

      16. 16.Staining and disposal of specified risk material

      17. 17.Security of specified risk material

      18. 18.Prohibition on the sale, supply or possession for sale or supply of specified risk material for human consumption

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      RESTRICTIONS ON PLACING ON THE MARKET AND EXPORT

      1. 1.Placing on the market or export to third countries of bovine products

      2. 2.Placing on the market or export to third countries of bovine animals

      3. 3.Export to a member State of heads and un-split carcases

      4. 4.Export to third countries of products containing specified risk material

      5. 5.Further offences relating to placing on the market and export

  6. Explanatory Note

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