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The Milk and Dairies (Semi-skimmed and Skimmed Milk) (Heat Treatment and Labelling) Regulations 1988

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Heat treatment of semi-skimmed milk and skimmed milk

3.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (3) and (4) of this regulation, no person shall sell any semi-skimmed milk or skimmed milk unless the requirements specified in paragraph (2) of this regulation are satisfied.

(2) The requirements to be satisfied are—

(a)the general requirements of Schedule 1 in connection with the heat treatment of semi-skimmed milk and skimmed milk,

(b)such of the special requirements as are applicable of Part I, II or III of Schedule 2 in relation to and in connection with such heat treatment by pasteurisation, sterilisation or the ultra high temperature method respectively,

(c)the requirements as to sampling of Part I of Schedule 3 and such of the requirements as to testing as are applicable of Parts II, III, IV, V and VI of that Schedule.

(3) Where semi-skimmed milk or skimmed milk is brought from Scotland or Northern Ireland into England and Wales, the requirements of Schedule 1 and any Part of Schedule 2 in relation to that milk shall, so far as they would relate to anything to be done before that milk enters England and Wales, be deemed to be satisfied if the corresponding requirements of legislation having effect for the time being in Scotland or Northern Ireland (as the case may be) in relation to the heat treatment of that milk are satisfied.

(4) Paragraph (2)(b) and (c) of this regulation shall not apply to the sale of semi-skimmed milk or skimmed milk to a milk processor for heat treatment in accordance with these Regulations.

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