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The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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Prohibition on feeding animal protein to ruminants

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1.—(1) For the purposes of Article 7(1) (prohibitions concerning animal feeding) of, and point (b) of Part I of Annex IV (extension of the prohibition provided for in Article 7(1)) to the EU TSE Regulation it is an offence to—

(a)feed to any ruminant animal;

(b)supply for feeding to any ruminant animal; or

(c)permit any ruminant animal to have access to,

any animal protein (or anything containing animal protein) other than the proteins specified in point A(a) and, if authorised by the Scottish Ministers following a risk assessment, point A(d) of Part II of Annex IV to that Regulation (derogations from the prohibitions provided for in Article 7(1) and (2), and specific conditions for the application of such derogations).

(2) It is an offence to bring onto any premises where ruminant animals are kept, or to possess on such premises, anything (other than food intended for human consumption) prohibited by sub‑paragraph (1), except—

(a)in accordance with paragraph 3; or

(b)where authorised by an inspector and suitable measures are in place to ensure that ruminant animals do not have access to the animal protein specified in the authorisation.

(3) Sub-paragraph (2) does not apply where the premises are registered to use and store the relevant animal protein under paragraph 8(6), 9(6)(b), 11(5) or 13(9).

(4) The prohibition in sub-paragraph (1) does not apply in relation to liquid milk replacers containing fishmeal provided that—

(a)the fishmeal has been produced, labelled, transported and used in accordance with point BA of Part II of Annex IV to the EU TSE Regulation; and

(b)the liquid milk replacer is intended for, and fed only to, unweaned, ruminant farmed animals in accordance with point A(e) of that Part.

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