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The Bovine Hides Regulations 1997

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General requirements in relation to controlled hides

4.—(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) below, no person shall buy, sell or otherwise deal with a controlled hide unless—

(a)he is a registered dealer or a registered tannery controller;

(b)he keeps and transports it in a place which is physically separated from any place in which any hide other than a controlled hide is kept or transported; and

(c)he keeps records of his dealings with that hide in accordance with regulation 7 below.

(2) The operator of a scheme slaughterhouse may sell a controlled hide.

(3) No person shall sell or deliver a controlled hide to any person except a registered hide dealer or a registered tannery controller.

(4) No person shall remove trimmings or fleshings from a controlled hide, or split a controlled hide, except at a scheme slaughterhouse or a tannery controlled by a registered tannery controller.

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