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The Fresh Meat Export (Hygiene and Inspection) (Scotland) Regulations 1987

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Admission of animals and carcases to an export slaughterhouse

11.—(1) Without prejudice to regulations 10 to 12 of the Food (Meat Inspection) (Scotland) Regulations 1961, an official veterinary surgeon may require that the accommodation or alternative method of operation and facilities referred to in paragraph 2(b) of Schedule 1 shall be used for –

(a)the slaughtering and dressing of any animal which is brought into an export slaughterhouse and which is known or suspected to be diseased or injured;

(b)the carrying out of any necessary examination performed under regulation 32(2) of the Slaughterhouse Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 1978 on any undressed and unbled carcase which is brought into an export slaughterhouse;

(c)the dressing of any undressed and bled carcase which is brought into an export slaughterhouse.

(2) Fresh meat from any carcase which has been examined or dressed in accordance with sub-paragraphs 1(b) or (c) of this regulation shall not be eligible for export.

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