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14.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, the occupier of licensed premises shall ensure that fresh meat is accompanied during transportation from the premises—
(a)by an invoice or delivery note containing the following information—
(i)the name and address of the consignor and the consignee;
(ii)the approval number of the premises from which the meat is to be transported;
(iii)the date of issue of the document and a number enabling it to be identified;
(iv)a description of the product transported; and
(v)the total quality despatched; and
(b)in the case of fresh meat intended for consignment to a relevant EEA State which
(i)is obtained from a slaughterhouse situated in a region or area subject to a prohibition or restriction under the Animal Health Act 1981; or
(ii)will be transported through a third country in a sealed vehicle, by the health certificate referred to in Schedule 16.
(2) Paragraph (1) above shall not apply where the fresh meat is being transported from licensed premises direct to the final consumer or to a retailer in Great Britain.
(3) Any person other than those referred to in paragraph (2) above who receives fresh meat direct from any licensed premises shall keep the invoice or delivery note for a period of at least one year from the date of receipt.
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