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The Cattle (Identification of Older Animals) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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Registration of cattle born before 1st July 1996

5.—(1) A keeper of cattle held in Scotland which–

(a)were born before 1st July 1996; and

(b)are not already registered with the Scottish Ministers, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food or the National Assembly for Wales on a voluntary basis,

shall register them with the Scottish Ministers before 29th January 2001.

(2) The keeper shall provide to the Scottish Ministers the following information in such form and manner as the Scottish Ministers may from time to time require:–

(a)its identity;

(b)its sex;

(c)its date of birth (if the exact date of birth is not known, the approximate date if known);

(d)its breed; and

(e)its country of origin, if known.

(3) The Scottish Ministers shall issue a certificate of registration and movement cards in relation to each animal registered under paragraph (1) above.

(4) The keeper shall keep the certificate of registration, but if–

(a)the animal is sold, the keeper shall give the certificate to the buyer; and

(b)the animal dies or is slaughtered, the keeper shall send the certificate to the Scottish Ministers in accordance with regulation 9 below.

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