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The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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6.—(1) No person shall import from another member State any animal or animal product subject to a Directive or other measure listed in Part I of Schedule 3 and in free circulation in another member State unless it complies with the relevant provisions of that Directive or measure and any additional requirements specified in Part I of Schedule 3.

(2) If an animal is imported for slaughter, the importer shall ensure that it is slaughtered without undue delay; and if it is not slaughtered without undue delay, an inspector may by notice served on the importer, his representative or person in charge of the animals require the animals to be slaughtered as may be specified in the notice.

(3) In the event of a notice served under paragraph (2) not being complied with an inspector may seize or cause to be seized any animal to which it relates and arrange for the requirements of the notice to be complied with.

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