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SCHEDULE 6Feedingstuffs

PART 1Restrictions on feeding proteins to animals

Killing of animals

5.—(1) Where an inspector has reasonable grounds to believe that a TSE susceptible animal has been fed or has had access to any material referred to in paragraph 4, the inspector may serve a notice on the owner or person in charge of the animal in accordance with this paragraph.

(2) The notice may either—

(a)require the owner or person in charge of the animal to kill it and dispose of it as specified in the notice; or

(b)require the owner or person in charge of the animal to keep it on such premises and in such manner as the notice provides, in which case the inspector must ensure that the cattle passport of any bovine animal is stamped with the words “Not for human consumption”.

(3) The inspector must ensure that all the animals specified for killing in the notice in sub-paragraph (2)(a) are killed and disposed of.