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

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Use of premises for production, cutting up, storage and loading of fresh meat for export

7.—(1) No person shall use any premises as a slaughterhouse for the production of fresh meat for export unless at the time of such use those premises are currently approved by the Secretary of State as an export slaughterhouse in accordance with regulation 4(1)(a)(i).

(2) No person shall use any premises, whether or not they comprise a part of a slaughterhouse, for the purpose of cutting up fresh meat for export unless at the time of such use those premises are currently approved by the Secretary of State as export cutting premises in accordance with regulation 4(1)(a)(ii).

(3) No person shall use any premises for the cold storage of fresh meat for export where those premises do not form part of an export slaughterhouse or export cutting premises unless at the time of such use those premises are currently approved by the Secretary of State as an export cold store in accordance with regulation 4(1)(a)(iii).

(4) No person shall use any premises for the purpose of unloading, assembling, inspecting and loading consignments of fresh meat for export where such meat bears the health mark of other premises approved by the Secretary of State under these Regulations or the meat comes from outside Scotland and satisfies the requirements of the European Economic Community unless at the time of such use the first mentioned premises are an export cold store or are currently approved by the Secretary of State as a transhipment centre in accordance with regulation 4(1)(a)(iv).

(5) In any export slaughterhouse, without prejudice to the requirements of the Slaughterhouse Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 1978, the Slaughter of Animals (Prevention of Cruelty) (Scotland) Regulations 1955((1)) and the Slaughter of Animals (Stunning Pens) (Scotland) Regulations 1963((2)), the requirements of Part I of Schedule 5 and Schedules 6, 7 and 8 shall be complied with at all times and the requirements of Schedules 11 and 14 shall be complied with whenever fresh meat for export is being produced.

(6) In any export cutting premises, without prejudice to the requirements of the Slaughterhouse Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 1978 or the Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 1959((3)), as appropriate, the requirements of Part I of Schedule 5 and Schedules 9, 10, 11, 12 and 14 shall be complied with whenever fresh meat for export is being cut up, and in the case of premises to which the Slaughterhouse Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 1978 do not apply Part II of Schedule 5 shall also be complied with whenever fresh meat for export is being cut up.

(7) In any export cold store the requirements of Part III of Schedule 5 and Schedule 13 shall be complied with whenever fresh meat for export is in cold storage.

(8) Any area which is not approved for export purposes and is within the curtilage of an export slaughterhouse, export cutting premises or export cold store shall not be operated in such a way as to affect adversely the hygiene standards required by these Regulations.

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S.I. 1963/1888, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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