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The Bovine Hides Regulations 1997

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Requirements in relation to approved rendering plants and approved incinerators

6.—(1) Any person delivering controlled waste to an approved rendering plant shall state in writing to the operator of the rendering plant concerned the place from which that controlled waste was collected for delivery to that rendering plant.

(2) No person shall take delivery of controlled waste at a rendering plant, or operate a rendering plant for controlled waste, unless it is an approved rendering plant.

(3) The operator of an approved rendering plant shall ensure that all controlled waste in the rendering plant is kept and stored separately from all other material, handled separately from other material and rendered separately from other material.

(4) The operator of an approved rendering plant shall ensure that controlled waste is rendered without undue delay.

(5) After controlled waste has been processed and separated into protein and tallow the operator of an approved rendering plant shall ensure that the protein and tallow are placed in separate containers each labelled “controlled waste” and consigned to a place specified in the approval of the plant or such other place as the appropriate Minister may direct.

(6) The operator of an approved rendering plant shall ensure that the premises and equipment are kept in a good state of repair and that measuring equipment is calibrated at regular intervals.

(7) Article 19(2), (4) and (5) of the Specified Bovine Material Order 1997 shall apply to the incineration of controlled waste as if it were specified bovine material.

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