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39.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the occupier of premises on which ruminant animals, pigs or birds are kept must, as soon as is reasonably practicable, record—
(a)the date on which compost or digestion residue is brought on to those premises;
(b)the quantity and description of the compost or digestion residue;
(c)the land to which the compost or digestion residue is applied;
(d)the date of such application;
(e)the date on which the land is first cropped or the date on which ruminant animals, pigs or birds (other than wild birds) were allowed access to the land, whichever is the sooner;
and failure to do so is an offence.
(2) The requirement in paragraph (1) to make records does not apply in the case of any supply of compost or digestion residue for use at any premises used only as a dwelling.
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