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The Animal Feed (Hygiene, Sampling etc. and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Regulation 2

SCHEDULE 1Specified Feed Law

Part IV of the Agriculture Act 1970, in so far as it relates to animal feeding stuffs
The Official Feed and Food Controls Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009, in so far as they relate to feed
The Animal Feed (Composition, Marketing and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016
The Animal Feed (Hygiene, Sampling etc. and Enforcement Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016
Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety, in so far as it relates to feed
Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on genetically modified food and feed(1), in so far as it relates to feed
Regulation (EC) No. 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on additives for use in animal nutrition(2)
Regulation 882/2004, in so far as it relates to feed
Regulation 183/2005
Commission Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the increased level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin and amending Decision 2006/504/EC, in so far as it relates to feed
Regulation 767/2009.

Regulation 5

SCHEDULE 2Specified Provisions of Regulation 183/2005

Table 1

Specified provisionSummary of subject matter
Article 9(2)Requirement on feed business operators to register any establishment under their control with the competent authority and to supply and keep up to date relevant information
Article 11Prohibition on a feed business operator operating without registration or, if required, approval
Article 23(1), as read with Article 24 (interim measures)Requirement that feed business operators importing feed from third countries observe certain conditions as to the origins of the feed and the safety of the feed itself
Article 25Requirement that feed produced for export to third countries, including feed for non food-producing animals, must satisfy the provisions of Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002.

Table 2

Specified provisionSummary of subject matter
Article 5(1), as read with Annex IRequirement that feed business operators engaged in primary production and specified associated activities must comply with the relevant provisions in Annex I
Article 5(2), as read with Annex IIRequirement that feed business operators other than those engaged in primary production and specified associated activities must comply with the relevant provisions in Annex II
Article 5(3)Requirement on feed business operators to comply with specified microbiological criteria and targets
Article 5(5), as read with Annex IIIRequirement that farmers must comply with the provisions in Annex III when feeding food-producing animals
Article 5(6)Requirement that feed business operators and farmers must only source and use feed from registered or approved establishments
Article 6(1), as read with 6(2)Requirement that feed business operators other than those engaged in primary production and associated operations must put in place and maintain written procedures based on HACCP
Article 6(3)Requirement that feed business operators must review and make any necessary adaptations to HACCP procedures when any stage of their operation is modified
Article 7(1)Requirement that feed business operators must provide competent authorities with evidence of compliance with Article 6 and keep documentation up-to-date
Article 17(2)Requirement that feed business operators who act only as traders without holding products on their premises must provide a declaration of compliance to the competent authority.

Regulation 13(4)

SCHEDULE 3Fees Payable for Approvals

Activity requiring approval of establishmentFee (£)
Manufacture only, or manufacture and placing on the market, of substances referred to in Article 10(1)(a) or (b) of Regulation 183/2005 other than those feed additives specified in regulation 2(4), or of premixtures of such additives212.00
Placing on the market of substances referred to in Article 10(1)(a) or (b) of Regulation 183/2005 other than those feed additives specified in regulation 2(4), or of premixtures of such additives106.00
Any of the activities referred to at Point 10 of the Section headed “Facilities and Equipment” in Annex II to Regulation 183/2005212.00

Regulation 17

SCHEDULE 4Form of Certificate of Analysis

Notes for completion of certificate:

1.

Insert the name of the local authority.

2.

Insert date.

3.

Insert name of person submitting the sample for analysis and mode of transport.

4.

Insert the name or description applied to the material.

5.

Insert the distinguishing mark on the sample and the date of sampling shown.

6.

Indicate the particulars marked, labelled or otherwise documented.

7.

Insert the relevant results, the conclusions drawn from those results and any other relevant observations. Expand this section as necessary.

8.In the case of analysis of substances for which no method is prescribed by relevant EU legislation, after the results indicate the method used.

Regulation 36

SCHEDULE 5Revocations

RegulationsExtent
The Feed (Hygiene and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005 No.546)The whole Regulations
The Feed (Specified Undesirable Substances) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. 2006 No.471)The whole Regulations
The Official Feed and Food Controls Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. 2009 No. 427)Regulation 46 and Schedule 7
The Feed (Sampling and Analysis and Specified Undesirable Substances) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 (S.R. 2010 No. 323)Regulations 4, 5, 6, 20, 21, and 22 and Schedule 1
The Feed (Hygiene and Enforcement) and the Animal Feed (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.R. 2013 No. 294)The whole Regulations
(1)

OJ No. L268, 18.10.2003, p.1

(2)

OJ No. L268, 18.10.2003, p. 29. This Regulation was last amended by Regulation (EC) No. 767/2009

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