Fees for approvals or amendments to approvals
14. (1) Subject to paragraph (3), a feed business operator who applies to an enforcement authority under regulation 8 for approval or under regulation 12 for amendment to an approval must —
(a)pay the relevant fee to the enforcement authority when the application referred to in paragraph (1) is submitted; and
(b)reimburse the enforcement authority on demand the cost of any laboratory analysis incurred by it in connection with the application.
(2) In relation to any application submitted to it under regulations 8 or 12, the enforcement authority need not —
(a)take any steps to approve an establishment in respect of one or more of its feed business activities until the relevant fee has been paid to it; or
(b)approve an establishment in respect of one or more of its feed business activities until, in accordance with paragraph (1)(b), it has been reimbursed the cost of any laboratory analysis incurred by it in connection with the application.
(3) Where a feed business operator makes an application under regulation 8 or 12 seeking approval or as the case may be the amendment of approval of an establishment as one on which more than one feed business activity requiring approval may be exercised, he is liable to pay a single relevant fee, which fee shall be the highest one otherwise payable.
(4) In this regulation “relevant fee” means the fee specified in Schedule 2.