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The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Wales) Regulations 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General Provisions

    1. 1.Title, application and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Appointment of competent authority

    4. 4.Animals intended for research

  3. PART 2 TSE Controls

    1. 5.The TSE Requirements

    2. 6.Application of the Schedules

  4. PART 3 Administration and Enforcement

    1. 7.Approvals, authorisations, licences or registrations

    2. 8.Occupier’s duty

    3. 9.Suspension and amendment

    4. 10.Revocations of approvals, authorisations, licences or registrations

    5. 11.Appeals procedure

    6. 12.Valuations

    7. 13.Appointment of inspectors

    8. 14.Powers of entry

    9. 15.Powers of inspectors

    10. 16.Notices

    11. 17.Service of notices

    12. 18.Notices restricting movement

    13. 19.Other offences

    14. 20.Penalties

    15. 21.Corporate offences

    16. 22.Enforcement

    17. 23.Consequential amendments

    18. 24.Revocations

    19. 25.Transitional provisions

  5. Signature

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The TSE requirements

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TSE monitoring and approval of laboratories

      1. 1.Delivery of the body of a bovine animal for the purpose of monitoring

      2. 2.Destruction without sampling

      3. 3.Brain stem sampling of bovine animals (approved sampling sites)

      4. 4.Brain stem sampling of bovine animals (slaughterhouses)

      5. 5.Approval of testing laboratories

      6. 6.Approved sampling sites

      7. 7.Retention of products and disposal

      8. 8.TSE sampling of ovine, caprine and cervid animals

      9. 9.Compensation

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Control and eradication of TSE in bovine animals

      1. 1.Notification

      2. 2.Restriction on movements pending investigation

      3. 3.Killing of a suspect animal

      4. 4.Identification and restriction of other bovines, cohorts and offspring

      5. 5.Action following confirmation

      6. 6.Death while under restriction

      7. 7.Placing on the market of bovine progeny

      8. 8.Consignment and slaughter of an over-age bovine animal

      9. 9.When compensation is payable

      10. 10.Compensation based on average market price

      11. 11.Exceptions: compensation based on market value

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Control and eradication of TSE in ovine and caprine animals

      1. 1.Notification

      2. 2.Restriction on movements pending investigation

      3. 3.Killing of a suspect animal

      4. 4.Movement restrictions

      5. 5.Confirmation of TSE (excluding BSE and atypical scrapie) in ovine or caprine animals

      6. 6.Inability to exclude BSE in ovine or caprine animals

      7. 7.Confirmation of atypical scrapie in ovine or caprine animals (BSE and classical scrapie excluded)

      8. 8.Killing and destruction following confirmation

      9. 9.Infected animals from another holding

      10. 10.Common grazing

      11. 11.Multiple flocks or herds on a holding

      12. 12.Subsequent occupiers

      13. 13.Death while under restriction

      14. 14.Placing on the market of progeny of ovine and caprine animals

      15. 15.Compensation for an ovine or caprine animal killed as a suspect animal or on confirmation of any TSE

      16. 16.Valuations

      17. 17.Compensation for milk and milk products compulsorily destroyed

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Control and eradication of TSE in animals that are not bovine, ovine or caprine

      1. 1.Notification

      2. 2.Restriction of a notified animal

      3. 3.Killing of a suspect animal

      4. 4.Compensation

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Feedingstuffs

      1. PART 1 Restrictions on feeding proteins to animals

        1. 1.Prohibition on feeding animal protein

        2. 2.Movement prohibitions and restrictions

        3. 3.Killing of animals

        4. 4.Compensation

        5. 5.Restriction and disposal of unlawful feedingstuffs

      2. PART 2 Production of protein and feedingstuffs

        1. 6.Premises producing compound feed intended for non-ruminant farmed animals

        2. 7.Fishmeal intended for non-ruminant farmed animals

        3. 8.Dicalcium and tricalcium phosphates intended for non-ruminant farmed animals

        4. 9.Blood products intended for non-ruminant farmed animals

        5. 10.Processed animal protein other than fishmeal and processed animal protein derived from farmed insects for feeding to aquaculture animals

        6. 11.Processed animal protein derived from farmed insects for feeding to aquaculture animals

        7. 12.Milk replacers containing fishmeal for feeding to unweaned ruminants

        8. 13.Processed animal protein, including fishmeal, derived from non-ruminants

        9. 14.Feed materials and compound feed

        10. 15.Export of processed animal protein to third countries

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Specified risk material, mechanically separated meat and slaughtering techniques

      1. 1.Appointment of the Food Standards Agency as the competent authority

      2. 2.Training

      3. 3.Mechanically separated meat

      4. 4.Pithing

      5. 5.Tongue harvesting

      6. 6.Head meat harvesting

      7. 7.Removal of specified risk material

      8. 8.Bovine animals in a slaughterhouse

      9. 9.Ovine and caprine animals in a slaughterhouse

      10. 10.Bovine, ovine and caprine animals in other places of slaughter

      11. 11.Young lamb and goat stamps

      12. 12.Removal of spinal cord from ovine and caprine animals

      13. 13.Authorisation of cutting plants by the Food Standards Agency

      14. 14.Removal of specified risk material at a cutting plant authorised under paragraph 13(1)

      15. 15.Carcases from a Member State

      16. 16.Staining and disposal of specified risk material

      17. 17.Security of specified risk material

      18. 18.Prohibition on the sale, supply or possession for sale or supply of specified risk material for human consumption

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Restrictions on placing on the market and export

      1. 1.Placing on the market or export to third countries of bovine products

      2. 2.Placing on the market or export to third countries of bovine animals

  7. Explanatory Note

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