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Amendment to the Minced Meat and Meat Preparations (Hygiene) Regulations 1995

5.—(1) The Minced Meat and Meat Preparations (Hygiene) Regulations 1995(1) are amended in accordance with this regulation.

(2) For paragraphs (5), (6) and (7) of regulation 7, there is substituted–

(5) No person shall affix the health mark to minced meat produced from fresh meat originating from animals of the bovine, ovine, caprine and porcine species and other biungulates slaughtered in Great Britain in the period from (and including) 1st February 2001 to the coming into force of the Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) (No. 3) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2002 or meat processed during that period unless it was fresh meat eligible for dispatch in accordance with Commission Decision 2001/172/EC, 2001/356/EC or 2001/740/EC..

(3) For paragraphs (6), (7) and (8) of regulation 8 there is substituted–

(6) No person shall affix the health mark to any meat preparation produced from fresh meat originating from animals of the bovine, ovine, caprine and porcine species and other biungulates slaughtered in Great Britain in the period from (and including) 1 February 2001 to the coming into force of the Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) (No. 3) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2002, unless it was fresh meat eligible for dispatch in accordance with Commission Decision 2001/172,/EC, 2001/356/EC or 2001/740/EC..

(1)

S. I. 1995/3205 as relevantly amended by S.S.I. 2001/ 358, 394 and 429.