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The Bovine Semen (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General Provisions

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Exceptions

  3. PART 2 Licensing of bovine semen centres and approval of bovine animals

    1. 4.Licensing of bovine semen centres

    2. 5.Application for a licence to operate a bovine semen centre

    3. 6.Bovine semen centre licence

    4. 7.Approval of a bovine animal

    5. 8.Application for approval of a bovine animal

    6. 9.Form of approval for a bovine animal

    7. 10.Approval of bovine animals for use at unlicensed premises

  4. PART 3 The operation of a bovine semen centre and collection at unlicensed premises

    1. 11.Entry of persons to bovine semen centres

    2. 12.Entry of non-bovine animals to bovine semen centres

    3. 13.Requirement to keep records of bovine animals

    4. 14.Requirement to keep records of semen

    5. 15.General duties of centre veterinarians

    6. 16.Specific duties of centre veterinarians and operators of unlicensed premises

    7. 17.Taking blood samples and testing for bovine tuberculosis

    8. 18.Laboratory tests

  5. PART 4 The collection, processing and storage of semen

    1. 19.Bovine animals from which semen may be collected

    2. 20.Places where semen may be collected

    3. 21.Use of teaser animals

    4. 22.Entry of bovine animals to EC quarantine centres, EC collection centres, domestic collection centres or to unlicensed premises

    5. 23.Movement of bovine animals

    6. 24.Processing of semen

    7. 25.Instruments for collecting and processing semen

    8. 26.Containers for storing or moving semen

    9. 27.Storing and moving semen

    10. 28.Supply of frozen semen

    11. 29.Power of Scottish Ministers to grant exemptions

    12. 30.Intra-Community trade in semen

    13. 31.Duties to keep records of the supply of semen

  6. PART 5 Administration and enforcement

    1. 32.Refusal of an approval or licence

    2. 33.Provision of information to the Scottish Ministers

    3. 34.Suspension and amendment

    4. 35.Revocation of an approval or licence

    5. 36.Review

    6. 37.Notice prohibiting the use of semen

    7. 38.Notice concerning illegal consignments

    8. 39.Provision of false information

    9. 40.Examination of bovine semen centres

    10. 41.Payment of fees

    11. 42.Refund of fees

    12. 43.Transitional provisions

    13. 44.Amendment of the Artificial Insemination (Cattle and Pigs) (Fees) Regulations 1987

    14. 45.Revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Construction and design of centres

      1. PART 1 EC quarantine centre

      2. PART 2 EC collection centre or domestic collection centre

      3. PART 3 EC storage centre or domestic storage centre

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Duties of the centre veterinarian in EC quarantine centres

      1. 1.(1) The centre veterinarian must make a record of any...

      2. 2.(1) The centre veterinarian must ensure that within the 28...

      3. 3.(1) During quarantine, the centre veterinarian must ensure that the...

      4. 4.(1) During quarantine, the centre veterinarian must ensure that the...

      5. 5.The centre veterinarian must make a record of those bovine...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Duties of the centre veterinarian in EC collection centres

      1. PART 1 Records of enzootic bovine leukosis and marking of semen doses

        1. 1.(1) The centre veterinarian must make a record of a...

        2. 2.The centre veterinarian must ensure that each individual dose of...

      2. PART 2 Routine tests and treatment which must be applied to all bovine animals in EC collection centres

        1. 1.(1) The centre veterinarian must ensure that all bovine animals...

        2. 2.(1) If a test required under paragraph 1 is positive,...

        3. 3.A person given notice under paragraphs 1 and 2 must...

        4. 4.Paragraphs 2 and 3 are subject to the exception that...

      3. PART 3 Measures applicable to processing facilities at an EC collection centre

        1. 1.The centre veterinarian must ensure that– (a) semen processed at...

        2. 2.The centre veterinarian may not admit semen not collected at...

        3. 3.(1) Subject to sub paragraph (2), the centre veterinarian must...

        4. 4.The centre veterinarian must ensure that, immediately after the addition...

      4. PART 4 Measures applicable to semen quarantine at an EC collection centre

        1. 1.(1) Prior to the initial dispatch of semen from bovine...

        2. 2.The centre veterinarian must ensure that frozen semen is kept...

        3. 3.The centre veterinarian must not allow any semen to leave...

        4. 4.With regard to a bovine animal that–

        5. 5.With regard to a bovine animal vaccinated against foot and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Duties of the centre veterinarian in EC storage centres

      1. 1.Subject to paragraph 2, the centre veterinarian must ensure that–...

      2. 2.Notwithstanding paragraph 1(a), the centre veterinarian may store deep frozen...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Duties of the centre veterinarian in domestic collection centres

      1. PART 1 Records of enzootic bovine leukosis and marking of semen doses

        1. 1.(1) The centre veterinarian must make a record of a...

        2. 2.The centre veterinarian must ensure that each individual dose of...

      2. PART 2 Routine tests and treatment which must be applied to all bovine animals in domestic collection centres

        1. 1.The centre veterinarian must ensure that all bovine animals kept...

        2. 2.(1) If any of the tests in paragraph (1) is...

      3. PART 3 Measures applicable to processing at a domestic collection centre

        1. 1.The centre veterinarian must ensure that– (a) semen processed at...

        2. 2.The centre veterinarian may not admit semen not collected at...

        3. 3.(1) Subject to sub paragraph (2), the centre veterinarian must...

        4. 4.The centre veterinarian must ensure that, immediately after the addition...

      4. PART 4 Measures applicable to semen quarantine at a domestic collection centre

        1. 1.The centre veterinarian must ensure that frozen semen is kept...

        2. 2.The centre veterinarian must not allow any semen to leave...

        3. 3.With regard to a bovine animal that–

        4. 4.With regard to a bovine animal vaccinated against foot and...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Duties of the centre veterinarian in domestic storage centres

      1. 1.Subject to paragraph 2, the centre veterinarian must ensure that–...

      2. 2.Notwithstanding paragraph 1(a), the centre veterinarian may store deep frozen...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Duties of operators of unlicensed premises

      1. 1.The operator of unlicensed premises must ensure that–

      2. 2.(1) The operator of unlicensed premises must make a record...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Movement of bovine animals for semen collection

      1. PART 1 Bovine animals that may move to an EC or domestic collection centre or to unlicensed premises

      2. PART 2 Bovine animals that may move to a domestic collection centre or to unlicensed premises

        1. 1.The bovine animals belonged to a herd–

        2. 2.The bovine animals have been subjected to the following tests...

        3. 3.As an alternative to paragraphs 1 and 2, the bovine...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Information to be recorded

      1. 1.The information referred to in regulation 31(2) is–

      2. 2.The information referred to in regulation 31(3) is–

      3. 3.The information referred to in regulation 31(4) is–

      4. 4.The information referred to in regulation 31(5) is–

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Transitional Provisions

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Revocations

      1. PART 1 Statutory instruments revoked insofar as they extend to Scotland

      2. PART 2 Statutory instruments revoked

  8. Explanatory Note

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