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The Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (Scotland) Regulations 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.The competent authority

  3. PART 2 Certificates of competence

    1. 4.Requirement for certificate or temporary certificate

    2. 5.Operations requiring certificate or temporary certificate

    3. 6.Exceptions to the requirement for a certificate or temporary certificate

    4. 7.Certificates

    5. 8.Conditions for a certificate

    6. 9.Temporary certificates

    7. 10.Conditions for a temporary certificate

    8. 11.Grant of certificates and temporary certificates

    9. 12.Refusal of a certificate or temporary certificate

    10. 13.Suspension or revocation of certificate or temporary certificate

    11. 14.Modification of a certificate

    12. 15.Fees

  4. PART 3 National rules

    1. 16.Additional requirements

  5. PART 4 Derogation

    1. 17.Depopulation operations

  6. PART 5 Enforcement

    1. 18.Enforcement

    2. 19.Powers of entry

    3. 20.Power to inspect and seize

    4. 21.Enforcement notices

  7. PART 6 Offences and penalties

    1. 22.Offences

    2. 23.Bodies corporate, Scottish partnerships and unincorporated associations

    3. 24.Penalties

  8. PART 7 Appeals

    1. 25.Appeals

  9. PART 8 Ancillary provisions

    1. 26.Notices

    2. 27.Transitional provisions

    3. 28.Consequential amendments

    4. 29.Repeals and revocations

    5. 30.Modification of the 1995 Regulations

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SLAUGHTERHOUSES AND THE KILLING OF POULTRY, RABBITS OR HARES FOR DIRECT SUPPLY

      1. 1.Lairages (including field lairages)

      2. 2.Facilities for horses

      3. 3.General requirements – handling operations

      4. 4.General requirements – restraining operations

      5. 5.Restraining equipment

      6. 6.Captive bolt device

      7. 7.A person who uses a captive bolt device must check...

      8. 8.Stunning by waterbath stunners

      9. 9.Gas killing of pigs

      10. 10.In the case of killing by exposure to gas mixture...

      11. 11.Gas killing of poultry

      12. 12.Bleeding

      13. 13.Killing of horses

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PROVISIONS OF THE EU REGULATION

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. 1.Unloading equipment

      2. 2.Animals delivered other than in containers

      3. 3.Lairages other than field lairages

      4. 4.Field lairages

      5. 5.Electrical stunning equipment

      6. 6.Gas stunning equipment for pigs

      7. 7.Gas stunning equipment for poultry

      8. 8.Shackle lines

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.Slaughter of Animals (Scotland) Act 1980

      2. 2.The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Scotland) Order 2006

      3. 3.The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Slaughter and Vaccination) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

      4. 4.The Meat (Official Controls Charges) (Scotland) Regulations 2009

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      1. PART 1 REPEALS

      2. PART 2 REVOCATIONS

  11. Explanatory Note

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