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The TSE (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2005

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4.  After Regulation 10 (notifications), there are inserted the following regulations—

Slaughter of bovine animals over 30 months of age

10A.(1) No person will use a slaughterhouse for the slaughter of a relevant bovine animal unless the occupier of the slaughterhouse has agreed in writing with an OVS the Required Method of Operation in respect of the slaughter of relevant bovine animals at the slaughterhouse in question.

(2) Without prejudice to other provisions which may be contained in it, a relevant agreement —

(a)will contain provisions stating how each requirement referred to in Schedule 1A is to apply in respect of the Required Method of Operation at the slaughterhouse in question; and

(b)may be suspended or revoked by the OVS by notice in writing served on the occupier if the OVS is of the opinion that it is not being complied with.

(3) If the OVS suspends or revokes the agreement—

(a)the occupier may make representation on the suspension or revocation to a person appointed for the purpose by the National Assembly for Wales;

(b)the appointed person will consider the representations and report in writing to the National Assembly for Wales; and

(c)the National Assembly for Wales will give written notification of its final determination and the reasons for it.

(4) The occupier of the slaughterhouse will ensure that the provisions contained in the relevant agreement relating to that slaughterhouse are complied with in relation to each relevant bovine animal slaughtered there.

(5) Where a relevant bovine animal has been slaughtered otherwise than in accordance with a relevant agreement, an inspector may give to the occupier of the slaughterhouse in question a direction for the disposal of—

(a)the carcase of that relevant bovine animal; and

(b)all other parts of the body of that animal including the blood and the hide.

(6) Where an inspector gives a direction under paragraph (5), the owner of the carcase will not be entitled to any compensation under these Regulations in respect of that carcase and the other parts of the body of the animal including the blood and the hide.

(7) Paragraph (6) is without prejudice to any proceedings arising out of the failure to comply with the relevant agreement in question.

(8) If a person to whom a direction is given under paragraph (5) fails to comply with the direction, an inspector may arrange for it to be complied with—

(a)without prejudice to any proceedings arising out of such default; and

(b)at the expense of the person to whom the direction was given.

(9) In this regulation—

(a)“registered bovine animal” means a bovine animal which belongs to a herd registered under the Beef Assurance Scheme pursuant to regulation 4 of the Fresh Meat (Beef Control) (No.2) Regulations 1996(1);

(b)“relevant agreement” means an agreement referred to in paragraph (1);

(c)“relevant bovine animal” means a bovine animal, other than a registered bovine animal, over 30 months of age any part of which is intended for human consumption; and

(d)“Required Method of Operation”, in relation to a slaughterhouse, means the method of operation that would apply there.

Consignment of over-age animals to a slaughterhouse

10B.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), no person will consign to a slaughterhouse a live or dead bovine animal born or reared in the United Kingdom prior to 1 August 1996.

(2) Paragraph (1) does not prohibit a person from consigning a bovine animal to a slaughterhouse under the purchase scheme introduced under Commission Regulation (EC) No. 716/96(2) adopting exceptional support measures for the beef market in the United Kingdom, as amended by Commission Regulations (EC) No. 774/96(3), No. 835/96(4), No. 1512/96(5), No. 1846/96(6), No. 1974/96(7), No. 2149/96(8), No. 2423/96(9), No. 1365/97(10), No. 1176/2000(11)) and No. 667/2003(12))..

(1)

S.I. 1996/2097; the relevant amending instrument is S.I. 2000/656.

(2)

OJ L 99, 20.4.1996, t. 14.

(3)

OJ L 104, 27.4.1996, t. 21.

(4)

OJ L 112], 7.5.1996, t. 17.

(5)

OJ L 189, 30.7.1996, t. 93.

(6)

OJ L 245, 26.9.1996, t. 9.

(7)

OJ L 262, 16.10.1996, t. 2.

(8)

OJ L 288, 9.11.1996, t. 14.

(9)

OJ L 329, 19.12.1996, t. 43.

(10)

OJ L 188, 17.7.1997, t. 6.

(11)

OJ L 131, 1.6.2000, t. 37.

(12)

OJ L 96, 12.4.2003, t. 13.

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