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The Products of Animal Origin (Disease Control) (Wales) Regulations 2008

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Animal Health Act 1981(1);

“animal” (“anifail”) means any mammal;

“disease” (“clefyd”) means any of the following: classical swine fever; African swine fever; swine vesicular disease; rinderpest; sheep and goat plague, Newcastle disease;

“disease legislation” (“deddfwriaeth clefydau”) means any of the legislation listed in Schedule 1;

“establishment” (“sefydliad”) means a slaughterhouse or a game handling establishment;

“game handling establishment” (“sefydliad trin anifeiliad hela”) means an establishment where the preparation of wild game carcases takes place;

“inspector” (“arolygydd”) means an inspector appointed as such by the Welsh Ministers or a local authority for the purpose of these Regulations or of the Act and, unless the context otherwise requires, includes a veterinary inspector;

“local authority” (“awdurdod lleol”) means in relation to an area the county council or county borough council for that area.

“meat” (“cig”) means any part of the carcase of either an animal or poultry intended for human consumption, and includes a product resulting from the processing of meat from that animal or poultry or a product resulting from the further processing of such processed meat product;

“occupier” (“meddiannydd”) means, in relation to any premises or establishment, the person in charge of those premises or that establishment;

“poultry” (“dofednod”) means all species of poultry reared or kept in captivity for the production of meat or eggs for human consumption, the production of other commercial products for human consumption, the restocking of supplies of game or for the purposes of any breeding programme for the production of these categories of birds;

“premises” (“mangre”) means any land, building or place in business use, other than a slaughterhouse or game handling establishment;

“relevant date” (“dyddiad perthnasol”)means the date disease was confirmed at infected premises or an establishment or the date of earliest infection where the Welsh Ministers specify such a date;

“slaughter” (“cigydda”) means killing for the production of food for human consumption but does not include killing wild game;

“slaughterhouse” (“lladd-dy”) means an establishment where the slaughter and dressing of any animal or poultry takes place;

“supply” (“cyflenwi”) means supply to the final consumer or to a person who then supplies to the final consumer and includes consignment for sale;

“treatment centre” (“canolfan driniaeth”) means premises designated under regulation 5 for the purpose of subjecting meat to a treatment listed in Schedule 2;

“vehicle” (“cerbyd”) includes—

(a)

a trailer, semi-trailer or other thing designed or adapted to be towed by another vehicle;

(b)

a detachable part of any vehicle;

(c)

a container or other structure designed or adapted to be carried on a vehicle;

“veterinary inspector” (“arolygydd milfeddygol”) means a person appointed as such by the Welsh Ministers for the purposes of these Regulations or under the Act; and

“wild game” (“anifeiliaid hela gwyllt”) means a wild animal which is hunted for human consumption.

(1)

1981, c. 22, as amended by the Animal Health Act 2002, c. 42, S.I. 1992/3293, 2003/1734 and 2006/182.

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