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The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001 and come into force on 3rd July 2001.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

Amendment of the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996

2.—(1) The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996(1) in so far as they apply to Scotland are amended in accordance with the following paragraphs of this regulation.

(2) For regulation 16(3) there shall be substituted the following:–

(3) Subject to the following paragraph, if an authorised officer of the Scottish Ministers, the Agency or a local authority has reasonable grounds for believing that any product of animal origin does not comply with an animal or public health condition relating to import into Great Britain or the European Community he may, by means of a notice served on the person appearing to him to have charge of the consignment, prohibit the movement of the consignment except as specified in the notice..

(3) For regulation 20(3), there shall be substituted the following:–

(3) Where an authorised officer of the Scottish Ministers, the Agency or a local authority has reasonable grounds for believing that any product of animal origin does not comply with animal or public health conditions relating to import that authorised officer may, by notice in writing, require the person appearing to be in charge of that product to destroy it, or re-export it, in each case under the control and direction of the authorised officer..

ROSS FINNIE

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

29th June 2001

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