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The Animal Health (Miscellaneous Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2018

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Regulation 4

SCHEDULE 1Salmonella National Control Programmes (zoonoses): fees

Table 1

Fees payable by the person in charge of a chicken or turkey holding from which an official control sample is taken, processed and examined for the purposes of Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Time spent obtaining an official control sample for examination in a laboratory (in this Table the “time fee”) in addition to the fees specified in column 2 below unless otherwise specified9 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent
Time spent travelling to and from premises for the purpose of obtaining an official control sample (in addition to any other fees specified in column 2)14 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent, up to a maximum fee of 84
Taking an official control sample from a chicken laying flock32
Taking an official control sample from a chicken or turkey breeding flock52
Taking an official control sample from a chicken broiler flock or turkey fattening flock72
Examination of an official control sample in a laboratory14 per sample examined (time fee does not apply)

Table 2

Fees payable by the operator of a laboratory in relation to an approval under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Processing an application for an initial laboratory approval or a biennial renewal of a laboratory approval73
Conducting inspections and quality assurance based upon the number of tests for which the laboratory is approvedone test350
two tests361
three tests372
four tests384
Conducting collaborative testing required to obtain and maintain approvals as a testing laboratoryfor salmonella34 per test

Table 3

Fees payable by the person in charge of poultry flocks for conducting tests under point 4(b) of Part D of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Conducting tests on seven dust and faecal samples taken from each flock99
Conducting bacteriological sampling and testing of the caeca and oviducts of 300 birds in each flock2,470
Conducting bacteriological sampling and testing of the shell and the content of 4,000 eggs of each flock3,080

Regulation 5

SCHEDULE 2Poultry health scheme: fees

Table 1

Fees for registration and approval of an establishment for the purposes of the poultry health scheme

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Time spent by a veterinary officer carrying out the registration or approval activities specified in this column of this Table below (in this Table the “time fee”), in addition to the fees specified in column 2 below unless otherwise specified16 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent
Time spent by a veterinary officer travelling to and from the premises of a poultry health scheme member (in this Table a “scheme member”) for the purposes of carrying out the activities specified in this column below (in addition to any other fees specified in column 2)21 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent, up to a maximum of 126
Annual registration as a poultry health scheme member55 (time fee does not apply)
Approval for the first year of a scheme member’s flock or hatchery, or combined flock and hatchery on one site, where the inspection is carried out by a veterinary officer27
Annual re-approval of a scheme member’s flock or hatchery, or combined flock and hatchery on one site, where the inspection is carried out by a veterinary officer56
Additional site re-approval of a scheme member’s flock or hatchery, or combined flock or hatchery who applies at the same time for multiple sites, and the inspection is carried out by a veterinary officer31
Annual re-approval of a scheme member’s flock or hatchery, or combined flock and hatchery on one site, where the inspection is carried out by a veterinary surgeon who is not a veterinary officer54 (time fee does not apply)
Additional site re-approval of a scheme member’s flock or hatchery, or combined flock or hatchery who applies at the same time for multiple sites, and the inspection is carried out by a veterinary surgeon who is not a veterinary officer29 (time fee does not apply)

Table 2

Fees payable by the operator of a laboratory in relation to an approval for the purposes of the poultry health scheme

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Processing an application for an initial laboratory approval or an annual renewal of a laboratory approval73
Proficiency test in respect of Salmonella bacteriology (pullorum, gallinarum and arizonae)131 per test
Proficiency test in respect of Salmonella serology (pullorum and gallinarum)321 per test
Proficiency test in respect of Mycoplasma chicken serology (gallisepticum)321 per test
Proficiency test in respect of Mycoplasma culture (gallisepticum and meleagridis)281 per test
Proficiency test in respect of Mycoplasma turkey serology (gallisepticum and meleagridis)336 per test

Regulation 6

SCHEDULE 3Bovine Semen: fees

Fees payable by applicants and operators in connection with activities for the purposes of the 2007 Regulations

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Time spent by a veterinary officer carrying out the licensing or approval activities specified in this column of this Table (in addition to the fees specified in column 2 below)16 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent
Time spent by a veterinary officer travelling to and from premises for the purposes of carrying out the licensing approval activities specified in this column of this Table below (in addition to any other fees specified in column 2 below)21 per quarter hour, or part quarter hour spent, up to a maximum of 126
Considering an application under regulation 7 of the 2007 Regulations for approval of a bovine animal for use in a domestic collection centre or at unlicensed premises, or an application under regulation 10 of the 2007 Regulations for approval of the use of a bovine animal for collection of its semen or for use as a teaser animal at unlicensed premises20
Considering an application under regulation 7 of the 2007 Regulations for approval of a bovine animal for use in an EC collection centre26
Considering an application under regulation 4 of the 2007 Regulations for a licence to operate an EC quarantine centre29
Considering an application under regulation 4 of the 2007 Regulations for a licence to operate:27
(a)

an EC collection centre;

(b)

domestic collection centre;

(c)

an EC storage centre; or

(d)

a domestic storage centre

Conducting an examination of a bovine semen centre under regulation 40 of the 2007 Regulations17
Conducting a routine examination of an approved bovine animal for domestic or EC use23

Regulation 7

SCHEDULE 4Porcine semen: fees

Fees payable in connection with activities for the purposes of the 1964 Regulations or the 1992 Regulations

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Time spent by a veterinary officer carrying out the licensing or approval activities specified in this column of this Table below, in addition to the fees specified in column 2 below (in this Table the “time fee”) unless otherwise specified16 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent
Time spent by a veterinary officer travelling to and from premises for the purpose of carrying out the licensing or approval activities specified in this column of this Table below (in addition to any other fees specified in column 2 of this Table)21 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent, up to a maximum of 126
Application for approval of boars to provide semen for the purposes of artificial insemination
Considering an application for the approval of a boar under regulation 2(1) of the 1964 Regulations for the purpose of the collection of semen31 per boar
Routine testing of boars
Routine testing of a boar at an artificial insemination centre23 per boar
Operation of an artificial insemination centre
Considering an application from an operator for an artificial insemination centre licence or approval27
Considering an application for approval of an alteration to licensed premises or approved premises (in accordance with conditions attached to the licence)25
Routine examination of an artificial insemination centre17

Regulation 8

SCHEDULE 5Bovine embryo (collection, production and transfer): fees

Fees payable in connection with activities for the purpose of the 1995 Regulations

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee (£)

Time spent by a veterinary officer when carrying out activities specified in this column of this Table below (in addition to each of the fees specified in column 2 below)16 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent
Time spent by a veterinary officer travelling to and from premises for the purposes of the activities listed in this Table (in addition to any other fees listed in column 2 below)21 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent
Considering an application for approval of or re-approval of:28
(a)

a bovine embryo transfer team;

(b)

a store under regulation 13 of the 1995 Regulations;

(c)

a store under regulation 16 of the 1995 Regulations;

(d)

a store and its supervisor under regulations 16 and 19 of the 1995 Regulations; or

(e)

a single bovine embryo collection or production team (with or without an inspection of a laboratory)

Considering an application for approval of each additional laboratory or store from the same applicant where the inspection is completed on the same day9
Considering an application for re-approval of a laboratory or a store following any alterations25
Carrying out a routine inspection of records of a single bovine embryo production, collection or transfer team, and re-inspection of a single laboratory or store17
Carrying out a routine inspection of records of each additional bovine embryo production, collection or transfer team, and re-inspection of each additional laboratory or store4 for each additional team and laboratory or store

Regulation 9

SCHEDULE 6Checking consignments of live animals from third countries at border inspection posts: fees

Table 1

Fees for inspecting consignments of live animals from third countries and checking importation documentation at border inspection posts in accordance with regulation 13 of the 2012 Regulations

Column 1

Inspection of type of animal and checking documents

Column 2

Fee (£) per consignment

Poultry and small game birds65
Poultry eggs38
Ratites65
Captive birds64
Live fish, aquatic animals and bees32
Rabbits and rodents29
Other insects, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians26
Pets unaccompanied by a declaration57
Equidae62
Farmed livestock including cattle, sheep, goats, camelids, pigs and wild boar146
Animals not covered by any other category mentioned above55
Transhipment check of documents52

Table 2

Additional fees for conducting inspections and checks as mentioned in Table 1 when carried out during certain periods

Column 1

Period when inspection and check conducted

Column 2

Fee (£)

Out of hours inspection or check140 per load
Inspection or check during a weekend or a public holiday185 per load
Time spent by a veterinary officer travelling to and from premises16 per quarter hour or part quarter hour spent, up to a maximum of 64

Table 3

Fees for extra inspection checks due to non-compliances or additional control measures

Column 1

Person undertaking extra inspection checks

Column 2

Fee (£) per quarter hour or per part quarter hour spent

Veterinary Officer – out of hours checks17
Veterinary officer – checks during a weekend or a public holiday23
Veterinary officer – checks at all other times11
Time spent by a veterinary officer travelling to and from premises16, up to a maximum of 64

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