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The Beef Carcase (Classification) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE 1Community provisions

(1)(2)(3)
Regulations containing Community provisionProvisionSubject Matter

1.  Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1208/81 determining the Community scale for the classification of carcases of adult bovine animals(1).

Article 3(1)Categories of carcase.
Article 3(2), read with Annexes I and IIClasses of conformation and fat cover.
Article 4(1)Requirements as to the timing and location of classification.
Article 4(2)Requirement to identify carcases and half-carcases.
Article 4(3)Authorisation to remove external fat.

2.  Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1186/90 extending the scope of the Community scale for the classification of carcases of adult bovine animals(2).

Article 1(1)Requirement for regulated slaughterhouses to classify and identify regulated carcases from 1st January 1992.
Article 1(2)Requirement to give the prescribed communication.

3.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2930/81 adopting additional provisions for the application of the Community scale for the classification of carcases of adult bovine animals(3).

Article 1, read with AnnexAdditional provisions specifying the definition of the classes of conformation and fat cover.

4.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 563/82 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1208/81(4).

Article 2Requirements as to the criterion for differentiating between categories of uncastrated male animals.
Article 3Requirements as to the removal of external fat.

5.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 344/91 laying down detailed rules for applying Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1186/90(5).

Article 1(1)Requirements as to the identification of regulated carcases by marking.
Article 1(2)Requirements as to the identification of regulated carcases by labelling.
Article 1(2a)Requirements as to timing of classification.
Article 1(3)Prohibition on the removal of marks and labels before boning.
Article 1(4)Requirement to indicate the category of carcase.
Article 1(5)Requirement to include classes of conformation, fat cover and category on invoices or documents attached thereto when communicating the classifications results under Article 1(2) of Regulation 1186/90.
Article 3(1b)Requirements as to identification and keeping of daily control reports where automated grading techniques are used.
Article 3(1c)Provision about modification of the technical specification of automated grading techniques.

6.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 295/96 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1892/87(6).

Article 2(1)Requirement to record market prices.

Regulation 4(1)

SCHEDULE 2Particulars of a regulated slaughterhouse to be notified to the Scottish Ministers

1.  The full name and address of the occupier. Where the occupier is a partnership or joint owners, the full names and addresses of all the partners or joint owners. Where the occupier is a body corporate, the full name, registered office address and registration number of the body.

2.  The address, telephone number and approval number of the regulated slaughterhouse.

3.  The principal place of business of the occupier.

4.  The name under which the regulated slaughterhouse is operated.

5.  The date on which the occupier became the occupier of the regulated slaughterhouse.

6.  A reasonable forecast (expressed as a weekly average) of the number of adult bovine animals to be slaughtered in the regulated slaughterhouse during the next twelve months, based on the actual number of such animals slaughtered in that slaughterhouse (if any) during the preceding twelve months or other relevant factors.

Regulation 6(3)

SCHEDULE 3

Form of Classification Licence

Regulation 7 (3)

SCHEDULE 4

Form of licence for automated grading

Regulation 8

SCHEDULE 5Records

PART IRecords to be kept by occupier for each classified regulated carcase

1.  The results of the classification.

2.  The approval number of the regulated slaughterhouse.

3.  The kill or slaughter number of the animal from which the regulated carcase was obtained, as allocated by the occupier.

4.  The date of slaughter.

5.  The weight of the regulated carcase.

6.  A record that the prescribed communication has been effected.

7.  The name and Classification Licence serial number of the person who carried out the classification.

PART IIRecords to be kept by occupier for each exempt carcase

1.  The approval number of the regulated slaughterhouse.

2.  The kill or slaughter number of the animal from which the exempt carcase was obtained, as allocated by the occupier.

3.  The name and address of the retailer on whose account the exempt carcase was obtained.

PART IIIRecords to be kept by exempt occupier

1.  The approval number of the regulated slaughterhouse.

2.  Details relating to the number of all adult bovine animals slaughtered in that regulated slaughterhouse, recorded in such form so as to indicate clearly to an authorised officer the number of such animals slaughtered in any consecutive period of twelve months.

(1)

O.J. No. L 123, 7.5.81, p.3, amended by Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1026/91, O.J. No. L 106, 26.4.1991, p.2.

(2)

O.J. No. L 119, 11.5.90, p.32, amended by the Act of Accession of the Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Austria, Republic of Finland and Kingdom of Sweden, O.J. No. C241, 29.8.94, p.122.

(3)

O.J. No. L 293, 13.10.81, p.6, amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2237/91, O.J. No. L 204, 27.7.91, p.11.

(4)

O.J. No. L 67, 11.3.82, p.23, amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 1935/83, O.J. No. L 191, 15.7.1983, p.41, Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3402/85, O.J. No. L 322, 3.12.1985, p.14, Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2090/93, O.J. No. L 190, 30.7.1993, p.9, and Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2181/01, O.J. No. L 293, 10.11.01, p.8.

(5)

O.J. No. L 41, 14.2.91, p.15, amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3087/91, O.J. No. L 291, 23.10.1991, p.15, Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2191/93, O.J. No. L 196, 5.8.1993, p.17, Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1993/95, O.J. No. L 194, 17.8.1995, p.7, and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1215/03, O.J. No. L 169, 8.7.03, p.32.

(6)

O.J. No. L 39, 17.2.96, p.1.

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