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The TSE (Scotland) Regulations 2002

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Delivery of specified risk material to rendering plants

64.—(1) Any person delivering specified risk material to a licensed rendering plant shall state in writing to the operator of the rendering plant concerned the place from which that specified risk material was collected for delivery to that rendering plant.

(2) No person shall take delivery of specified risk material at a rendering plant, or operate a rendering plant for specified risk material, unless at the time of the delivery it is licensed under this Part of these Regulations as having the facilities specified in Part I of Schedule 6 to these Regulations sufficient to enable it to separate the specified risk material into protein and tallow by one of the methods specified in Part II of that Schedule.

(3) The occupier of a licensed rendering plant shall ensure that all containers, receptacles and vehicles which have been used for the transport of specified risk material are cleaned, washed and disinfected before they leave the premises.

Storage etc. of specified risk material at rendering plants

65.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, and without prejudice to the storage requirements of regulation 51 above, the operator of a licensed rendering plant shall ensure that all specified risk material in the rendering plant is kept and stored separately from all other material, handled separately from other material and rendered separately from other material.

(2) The operator of a licensed rendering plant may keep, handle, store or render specified risk material at the plant together with other material at the plant provided–

(a)all of that material is kept, handled, stored and rendered at the plant in accordance with the requirements of these Regulations applying to specified risk material; and

(b)the operator keeps a record for a period of not less than two years of the exact quantity of the specified risk material and the other material together with which the specified risk material is kept, handled, stored and rendered.

(3) For the purposes of this Part of these Regulations, references to specified risk material shall include references to any–

(a)specified risk material kept, handled, stored or rendered together with other material; and

(b)any other material together with which the specified risk material is kept, handled, stored or rendered.

Rendering of specified risk material

66.—(1) The operator of a licensed rendering plant will ensure that specified risk material is processed without undue delay and in any event within seven days of delivery using one of the methods described in Part II of Schedule 6 to these Regulations.

(2) No person shall move from the unclean section of a licensed rendering plant, as so specified by the occupier in accordance with paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 6 to the Regulations, into the clean section as so specified without first changing the working clothes and footwear of that person and disinfecting the latter.

(3) The operator of a licensed rendering plant shall ensure (except as provided by paragraph (4) below) that any equipment used for processing specified risk material is used only for that purpose.

(4) Subject to paragraph (5) below, the Scottish Ministers may, on application by the operator of a licensed rendering plant, consent to the use for other purposes of equipment previously used for processing specified risk material.

(5) No consent given under paragraph (4) above shall be effective until the Scottish Ministers have indicated in writing that they are satisfied that the equipment concerned has been cleaned in accordance with any conditions specified in that consent.

(6) No person shall take equipment or utensils from the unclean section of a licensed rendering plant into the clean section of a licensed rendering plant unless that equipment and those utensils are first washed and disinfected.

(7) The occupier of a licensed rendering plant shall ensure that systematic measures are taken to control birds, rodents, insects and other vermin on the premises.

(8) The occupier of a licensed rendering plant shall ensure that the premises and equipment on the premises are kept in a good state of repair and that measuring equipment is regularly calibrated.

Rendered material

67.—(1) After any specified risk material has been rendered at a licensed rendering plant the operator of the plant shall ensure that the rendered material is placed in a container labelled “specified risk material” and disposed of–

(a)by burial at a landfill site for which there exists a current waste management licence granted under section 35 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, or permit granted under the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000(1) or the Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000(2);

(b)as specified in the licence; or

(c)by sending to a licensed incinerator.

(2) An operator of a licensed rendering plant shall ensure that rendered material produced from any specified risk material–

(a)is consigned from the plant for disposal by burial; or

(b)is disposed of by burial,

unless the specified risk material has been processed at the plant in accordance with method 4 prescribed in Part II of Schedule 6 to these Regulations.

(3) Material rendered from animal material, other than specified risk material from scheme animals, shall be disposed of by burning in a manner which has been authorised under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000 or the Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000.

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