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The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Wales) Regulations 2018

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The TSE Requirements

5.—(1) For the purposes of Article 11, where a person has in their possession or under their control any animal suspected of being infected with a TSE that person must immediately notify the Welsh Ministers and detain the animal on the holding until it has been examined by a veterinary inspector.

(2) Where a veterinary surgeon examines or inspects an animal and reasonably suspects the animal of being infected with TSE, the veterinary surgeon must immediately notify the Welsh Ministers of that suspicion.

(3) Where a person examines the carcase of an animal in a laboratory and reasonably suspects the presence of a TSE, that person must immediately notify the Welsh Ministers, and retain the carcase until a veterinary inspector has authorised disposal.

(4) The TSE requirements in Schedule 1 apply.

(5) The occupier of a slaughterhouse must comply with the requirement to take samples or to facilitate the taking samples by an inspector resulting from the Welsh Minister’s TSE monitoring requirements in Annex 3.

(6) In accordance with Article 12, a person with animals placed under an official movement restriction must comply with—

(a)any instructions given by an inspector and co-operate with the Welsh Ministers in delivering the TSE monitoring requirements in Annex III;

(b)any instructions given by an inspector and co-operate with the Welsh Ministers in taking action to control and eradicate a TSE in Annex VII;

(c)the requirements in Annex IV for the production, use of equipment, packaging, storage and transport of animal feed;

(d)the animal feeding requirements in Annex IV;

(e)the prohibitions concerning animal feeding in Article 7, unless the animal feed products are produced using production and manufacturing processes approved by the EU Commission;

(f)the requirements for dealing with specified risk material in Article 8 and Annex V and Schedule 7;

(g)the restrictions in Annex VIII and Schedule 8 concerning the placement of animals or products on the market or for export.

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