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The Animal By-Products (Wales) Regulations 2006

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Derogations regarding the use of animal by-products

26.—(1) The use of animal by-products for diagnostic, educational or research purposes is permitted if it is in accordance with an authorisation.

(2) The use of animal by-products for taxidermy is permitted if–

(a)it is in accordance with an authorisation; and

(b)it is in an approved technical plant.

(3) The feeding of animal by-products specified in Article 23(2)(b) of the Community Regulation to–

(a)zoo animals;

(b)circus animals;

(c)reptiles and birds of prey other than zoo or circus animals;

(d)dogs from recognised kennels or recognised packs of hounds; or

(e)maggots for fishing bait,

is permitted if it is in accordance with an authorisation.

(4) The National Assembly is to maintain a register of premises authorised for the feeding of such animal by-products to zoo or circus animals, dogs from recognised kennels or recognised packs of hounds and maggots for fishing bait.

(5) The register in the previous paragraph is to contain the following information–

(a)the name of the operator;

(b)the address of the premises; and

(c)the business carried on at the premises.

(6) In this regulation and in the following regulation “zoo” means premises either licensed under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 (1) or premises in relation to which the National Assembly has granted a dispensation under section 14 of that Act.

(7) Any person who uses animal by-products for any of the purposes in this regulation other than in accordance with an authorisation is guilty of an offence.

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