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The Equine Animal (Identification) (Scotland) Regulations 2019

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“duplicate identification document” means a duplicate identification document issued in accordance with Article 29 or 30,

“identification document” means an identification document for identification of an equine animal for the purposes of the Commission Regulation and these Regulations,

“inspector” means a person appointed as an inspector for the purposes of these Regulations by a local authority, or, as the case may be, the Scottish Ministers,

“issuing body” means an issuing body as referred to in Article 5(1),

“local authority” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(1),

“the Commission Regulation” means Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/262 laying down rules pursuant to Council Directives 90/427/EEC and 2009/156/EC as regards the methods for the identification of equidae (Equine Passport Regulation)(2), as amended from time to time,

“replacement identification document” means a replacement identification document issued in accordance with Article 32,

“veterinary medicinal product” has the meaning given in Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Community code relating to veterinary medicinal products(3), and

“veterinary surgeon” means a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or of an equivalent professional body in a Member State.

(2) Expressions used both in these Regulations and in the Commission Regulation have the same meaning in these Regulations as they have in the Commission Regulation.

(3) Any reference in these Regulations to—

(a)a numbered Article is a reference to the Article so numbered in the Commission Regulation, and

(b)a numbered Section is a reference to the Section so numbered in the identification document prepared in accordance with the model identification document set out in Part 1 of Annex 1 to the Commission Regulation.

(1)

1994 c.39. Section 2 was amended by section 120 and schedule 22, paragraph 232(1) of the Environment Act 1995 (c.25).

(2)

OJ L 59, 3.3.2015, p.1-53.

(3)

OJ L 311, 28.11.2001, p.1.

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