The Deregulation (Slaughterhouses Act 1974 and Slaughter of Animals (Scotland) Act 1980) Order 1996

Consequential amendments

5.  (1)  In section 4(5) of the Slaughterhouses Act 1974 (power of local authority to require information about past or present licences under section 1 of the Act on an application for a knacker’s yard licence)—

(a)after “other licence” there shall be inserted “which he has held”;

(b)for “knacker’s yard which he holds or has held” there shall be substituted “which he holds or has held in respect of a knacker’s yard”; and

(c)after “another local authority” there shall be inserted “, or as to any slaughterhouse licence which he holds or has held”.

(2) After section 4(5) of that Act there shall be inserted—

(6) In subsection (5) above, “slaughterhouse licence” means a licence issued under regulations made by virtue of section 19(1)(b) of the Food Safety Act 1990(1) for the use of any premises as a slaughterhouse..

(3) In section 14 of that Act (exception of licensed slaughterhouses from restrictions in local legislation) the existing provision shall become subsection (1), and after that subsection there shall be inserted—

(2) In this section, “slaughterhouse licence” means a licence issued under regulations made by virtue of section 19(1)(b) of the Food Safety Act 1990 for the use of any premises as a slaughterhouse.

(4) In section 15(5) of the Act, for “sections 1 to 14” there shall be substituted “section 14”.