The Wild Game Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II LICENSING OF WILD GAME PROCESSING FACILITIES

    1. 3.Issue of licences

    2. 4.Revocation of licences

    3. 5.Appeals

  4. PART III SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF PREMISES

    1. 6.Supervision of premises

    2. 7.Revocation and suspension of designations of OVSs

    3. 8.Powers of OVSs and veterinary officers

    4. 9.Authorisation of PIAs

    5. 10.Inspection and health marking

    6. 11.Notice of operation of licensed premises

  5. PART IV CONDITIONS FOR THE MARKETING OF WILD GAME MEAT

    1. 12.General conditions

    2. 13.Transport documentation

  6. PART V ADMINISTRATION, PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT

    1. 14.Records of inspections

    2. 15.Duties of occupier

    3. 16.Offences and penalties

    4. 17.Application of various sections of the Act

    5. 18.Enforcement

    6. 19.Wild game meat from Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

    7. 20.Amendments

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CONSTRUCTION, LAYOUT AND EQUIPMENT OF WILD GAME PROCESSING FACILITIES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      HYGIENE REQUIREMENTS IN RELATION TO STAFF, PREMISES, EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUMENTS

      1. 1.The occupier of every wild game processing facility shall keep...

      2. 2.Every person engaged in working on or handling wild game...

      3. 3.No person shall— (a) work on or handle wild game...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      HYGIENE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPECT OF THE PREPARATION AND HANDLING OF WILD GAME

      1. 1.The hunter shall ensure that— (a) all wild game is...

      2. 2.The occupier of any wild game processing facility shall ensure...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      POST-MORTEM HEALTH INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

      1. 1.Subject to paragraph 2 below, killed wild game intended for...

      2. 2.(a) In the case of small wild game, the inspection...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      POST-MORTEM APPROVAL OR CONDEMNATION FACTORS

      1. PART I WILD GAME APPROVED AS FIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION

      2. PART II WILD GAME CONDEMNED AS UNFIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      HYGIENE REQUIREMENTS FOR CUTTING UP WILD GAME

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      HEALTH MARKING

      1. 1.The health mark shall consist of— (a) a pentagonal mark...

      2. 2.Subject to paragraph 3 below, the health mark referred to...

      3. 3.The health marking of carcases, parts of carcases or offal...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      WRAPPING AND PACKAGING OF WILD GAME MEAT

      1. PART I WRAPPING

        1. 1.The occupier of any licensed premises shall ensure that the...

        2. 2.The occupier of any licensed premises, cold store or re-wrapping...

      2. PART II PACKAGING

        1. 1.The occupier of any licensed premises, cold store or re-wrapping...

        2. 2.The occupier of all premises in which wild game meat...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      TRANSPORT OF WILD GAME MEAT

      1. 1.Wild game meat transported to licensed premises, to a cold...

      2. 2.In respect of large wild game which meets the requirements...

      3. 3.Wild game meat shall not be transported to licensed premises,...

      4. 4.Vehicles used for the transport of carcases and half carcases...

      5. 5.Cuts of wild game meat other than carcases and half...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      VETERINARY HEALTH CERTIFICATE

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      VETERINARY HEALTH CERTIFICATE

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      MEAT HYGIENE APPEALS TRIBUNAL

      1. 1.Each Tribunal shall consist of a Chairman or a Deputy...

      2. 2.(1) The Chairman or Deputy Chairman shall be an independent...

      3. 3.Each Tribunal may be serviced by a Secretary and such...

      4. 4.The terms of appointment and the remuneration of the members,...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      INDICATION TO BE APPLIED TO LARGE PACKAGING

  8. Explanatory Note