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The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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Slaughter of bovine animals over 30 months of age

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4.—(1) It is an offence for the occupier of a slaughterhouse to use the slaughterhouse to slaughter for human consumption a bovine animal aged over 30 months unless the Scottish Ministers have approved the Required Method of Operation (referred to in this Schedule as “RMOP”) for that slaughterhouse and that occupier.

(2) The RMOP shall, as a minimum–

(a)describe the procedures that will be followed to comply with Part 1 of this Schedule; and

(b)describe all the systems and procedures specified in Part 2 of this Schedule.

(3) The Scottish Ministers shall approve the RMOP if they are satisfied that all the requirements of the Community TSE Regulation and these Regulations will be complied with, and the occupier shall demonstrate this by means of an assessment of two days duration in which bovine animals are slaughtered (using bovine animals under 30 months old unless the slaughterhouse is operating for the purposes of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 716/96 adopting exceptional support measures for the beef market in the United Kingdom(1)).

(4) If a bovine animal aged over 30 months is slaughtered for human consumption other than in accordance with the RMOP, the occupier of the slaughterhouse is guilty of an offence.

(1)

O.J. No. L 99, 20.4.96, p.14, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2109/2005 (O.J. No. L 337, 22.12.05, p.25).

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