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The Food (Meat Inspection) (Scotland) Regulations 1988

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Regulation 12


1.  A local authority shall in respect of each slaughterhouse in their area keep separate records relating to cattle (other than calves), calves, sheep, swine, horses and farmed deer slaughtered there as follows:—

(a)the number of animals inspected;

(b)the number of entire carcases with organs and viscera subject to an instruction and the diseases of which they showed evidence;

(c)the number of carcases partly subject to an instruction with details of the parts in respect of which the instruction was given and the diseases of which each showed evidence;

(d)the number of organs or viscera subject to an instruction with details thereof and of the diseases of which each showed evidence;

(e)the manner in which meat subject to an instruction was disposed of.

2.—(1) In this Schedule “instruction” means an instruction given by an inspector under Part I of Schedule 3 that the carcase of an animal or, as the case may be, the organs or viscera or any part thereof shall not be disposed of for human consumption.

(2) In compiling records as aforesaid the local authority shall, so far as possible, describe a disease by the name used in relation to that disease in Schedule 3.

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