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

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6.  An animal which shows any of the conditions mentioned in paragraph 4(a) and (b) of this Schedule shall be taken to and kept in that part of the lairage provided for the isolation of animals which are diseased or injured or suspected of being diseased or injured and shall be examined by the official veterinary surgeon. Unless the official veterinary surgeon passes the animal as fit for slaughter for human consumption, he shall require either –

(a)that it shall be slaughtered and dressed in the accommodation referred to in paragraph 2(b) of Schedule 1, or

(b)that it shall be slaughtered and dressed at a time other than that at which the slaughter of other animals is taking place and that, immediately following slaughtering and dressing of the animal and before the slaughtering of other animals takes place, the premises shall be fully cleaned and disinfected in such manner as he shall determine.

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