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2.—(1) In so far as it extends to England, the Specified Risk Material Order 1997(1) shall be amended in accordance with paragraph (2).
(2) The following paragraph shall be substituted for paragraph (1) or article 4 (specified bovine material)—
“(1) In this Order, “specified bovine material” means—
(a)the intestines from the duodenum to the rectum of any bovine animal which was slaughtered or has died elsewhere than in Australia or New Zealand;
(b)the following material derived from a bovine animal which was slaughtered or has died in the United Kingdom or Portugal at an age greater than 6 months—
(i)the entire head (excluding the tongue but including the brain, eyes, trigeminal ganglia and tonsils),
(iv)the spinal cord; and
(v)(in relation to such an animal which was slaughtered or has died at an age greater than 30 months, other than a bovine animal which was accompanied at the time of slaughter by a slaughter certificate issued under the Beef Assurance Scheme as described in Schedule 1 to the Fresh Meat (Beef Controls) (No. 2) Regulations 1996(2)), the vertebral column, including dorsal root ganglia; and
(c)the following material derived from a bovine animal which was slaughtered or has died at an age greater than 12 months elsewhere than in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Australia or New Zealand—
(i)the skull (including the brains and eyes),
(ii)the tonsils, and
(iii)the spinal cord.”.
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