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The Bovine Hides Regulations 1997

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2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “the appropriate Minister” means—

    (a)

    in relation to England, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food;

    (b)

    in relation to Scotland or Wales, the Secretary of State; and

    (c)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland;

  • “approved incinerator” means an incinerator approved by the appropriate Minister under articles 3 and 19 of the Specified Bovine Material Order 1997(1);

  • “approved rendering plant” means a rendering plant approved by the appropriate Minister under articles 3 and 20 of the Specified Bovine Material Order 1997 or approved by the appropriate Minister under regulation 3 below;

  • “authorised officer” means an officer authorised by the appropriate Minister for the purposes of these Regulations;

  • “Commission Regulation 716/96” means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 716/96(2) adopting exceptional support measures for the beef market in the United Kingdom, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2423/96(3);

  • “controlled hide” means the hide of any animal slaughtered in pursuance of either of the schemes on or after the date of entry into force of these Regulations, from the time of its removal from the carcase until it is processed;

  • “controlled waste” means—

    (a)

    trimmings, fleshings and by-products derived from a controlled hide;

    (b)

    where a controlled hide is split before it is tanned, and the split is not tanned, that split; and

    (c)

    protein or tallow produced by rendering other controlled waste;

  • “processed”, in relation to a hide, means processed to the wet-tanned stage of the tanning process;

  • “registered”, in relation to a hide dealer or tannery controller, means registered under regulation 3 below;

  • “the schemes” means—

    (a)

    the scheme, introduced by Commission Regulation 716/96, for the purchase of bovine animals aged more than 30 months which do not show clinical signs of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and which were, during a period of six months prior to their sale, present on a holding on United Kingdom territory; and

    (b)

    the selective cull, as defined in regulation 2 of the Selective Cull (Enforcement of Community Compensation Conditions) Regulations 1996(4);

  • “scheme animal” means a bovine animal slaughtered under either of the schemes;

  • “scheme slaughterhouse” means a slaughterhouse where scheme animals are slaughtered.

(1)

S.I. 1997/617.

(2)

OJ No. L99, 19.4.96, p.14.

(3)

OJ No. L329, 19.12.96, p.43.

(4)

S.I. 1996/3186.

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