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

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2.  Where an official veterinary surgeon or inspector has reason to suspect that a suppurative condition exists in the carcase of any sheep or lamb he shall –

(a)examine by palpation as well as by observation such of the lymph nodes as are readily accessible; and

(b)in the case of a sheep, examine in detail such of the following lymph nodes as he has not already so examined: prescapular, superficial inguinal, precrural; and, in the case of a lamb, examine in detail such lymph nodes if he has found evidence of disease in the course of visual examination or palpation.

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