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The Sheep and Goats (Identification and Traceability) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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17.—(1) The keeper of an animal, other than a person concerned only in transporting animals, shall comply with–

(a)Article 4(4), second paragraph, and Article 5(1) of the Council Regulation;

(b)Article 5(3) of the Council Regulation; and

(c)Article 5(5) of the Council Regulation.

(2) In accordance with Article 5(2) of the Council Regulation and in addition to the requirements of Articles 4(4), second paragraph, 5(1), 5(3) and 5(5) of the Council Regulation–

(a)the keeper on a holding from which an animal is moved or to which an animal is moved shall record in the register the number of animals moved;

(b)the keeper on a holding from which an animal is moved to a slaughterhouse shall record in the register the address of that slaughterhouse;

(c)the keeper on a holding to which an animal is moved from a market shall record in the register the lot number allocated under regulation 21(2) on the movement document accompanying the animal;

(d)the keeper of an animal which is moved from a holding and which already bears 3 eartags under the Council Regulation, these Regulations, any provision giving effect to the Council Regulation in England, Wales, Northern Ireland or another member State, previous United Kingdom Orders or Regulations or any provision giving effect to the Council Directive in another member State, shall record in the register the individual identification code of that animal;

(e)the keeper of an animal which is to be moved to or from a show or exhibition shall record in the register the individual identification code of that animal;

(f)the keeper of a ram or goat which is moved to or from a holding to which it is moved for the purpose of breeding shall record in the register the individual identification code of that animal; and

(g)the keeper of an animal bearing identification with an individual identification code which is moved to or from a veterinary practice or clinic for the purpose of emergency veterinary treatment shall record in the register the individual identification code of that animal.

(3) Any information relating to the movement of an animal or to the replacement of identification that is to be recorded in a register in accordance with the Council Regulation or these Regulations shall be recorded within 36 hours of said movement or replacement.

(4) For the purposes of Article 5(3) of the Council Regulation the register shall be–

(a)in the form set out in Schedule 1; and

(b)available for a minimum period of 6 years from the end of the calendar year in which the last entry was made.

(5) The derogation in Article 5(4) of the Council Regulation does not apply.

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