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The Processed Animal Protein (Wales) Regulations 2001

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2.—(1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “animal by-product” (“sgîl-gynnyrch anifeiliaid”) has the same meaning as in the Animal By-Products Order 1999(1);

  • ABPO approved” (“wedi'i gymeradwyo o dan y GSGA”), in relation to premises, means approved under article 7 of the Animal By-Products Order 1999, in accordance with article 5(2) of Council Directive 90/667/EEC(2) laying down the veterinary rules for the disposal and processing of animal waste, for its placing on the market and for the prevention of pathogens in feeding-stuffs of animal or fish origin and amending Directive 90/425/EEC, for the purpose of rendering low risk animal by products; and “ABPO approval” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “animal waste” (“gwastraff anifeiliaid”) has the same meaning as in Council Directive 90/667/EEC laying down the veterinary rules for the disposal and processing of animal waste, for its placing on the market and for the prevention of pathogens in feeding-stuffs of animal or fish origin and amending Directive 90/425/EEC;

  • “the BSE (No.2) Order” (“Gorchymyn BSE (Rhif 2)”) means the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (No.2) Order 1996(3);

  • “catering waste” (“gwastraff arlwyo”) has the same meaning as in the Animal By-Products Order 1999;

  • “the Commission Decision” (“Penderfyniad y Comisiwn”) means Commission Decision 2001/9/EC(4) concerning control measures required for the implementation of Council Decision 2000/766/EC concerning certain protection measures with regard to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies and the feeding of animal protein;

  • “the Council Decision” (“Penderfyniad y Cyngor”) means Council Decision 2000/766/EC(5) concerning certain protection measures with regard to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies and the feeding of animal protein;

  • “farmed animal” (“anifail a ffermir”) means an animal which is kept, fattened or bred for the production of food;

  • “inspector” (“arolygydd”) means —

    (a)

    any person appointed to be an inspector under the Animal Health Act 1981; and

    (b)

    a person appointed as such for the purposes of these Regulations by a local authority in relation to its enforcement responsibilities under these Regulations;

  • “local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means in respect of a county or county borough, the council of that county or county borough;

  • “the National Assembly” (“y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the National Assembly for Wales;

  • “premises” (“safle”) includes any place, stall or moveable structure.

  • “processed animal protein” (“protein anifeiliaid wedi'i brosesu”) means meat and bone meal, meat meal, bone meal, blood meal, dried plasma and other blood products, hydrolysed protein, hoof meal, horn meal, poultry offal meal, feather meal, dry greaves, fishmeal, dicalcium phosphate, gelatin and any other similar products including mixtures, feeding-stuffs, feed additives and premixtures, containing these products;

  • “swill” (“golchion”) has the same meaning as in the Animal By-Products Order 1999; and

  • “veterinary inspector” (“arolygydd milfeddygol”) means a person appointed to be a veterinary inspector under the Animal Health Act 1981.

(2) Expressions in these Regulations which are not defined in paragraph (1) above and which appear in the Council Decision or the Commission Decision have the same meaning in these Regulations as they have for the purposes of those Decisions.

(3) For the purposes of these Regulations and their application, material shall be treated as a feeding-stuff whether it is used or intended to be used as a feeding-stuff by itself or as an ingredient in something which is so used or intended for such use.

(1)

S.I. 1999/646, amended by S.I. 2001/1735 (W.122).

(2)

OJ No. L363, 27.12.1990, p.51.

(3)

S.I. 1996/3183, amended by S.I. 1997/2387, S.I. 1998/3071 and S.I. 1999/921.

(4)

OJ No. L2, 5.1.2001 p.32.

(5)

OJ No. L306, 7.12.2000, p.32.

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