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Agricultural Produce (Meat Regulation and Pig Industry) Act (Northern Ireland) 1962

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1Restriction on sending meat out of Northern Ireland.N.I.

(1)Except as otherwise provided by this Act, a person shall not send or attempt to send meat [F1 out of Northern Ireland]….F2 unless he holds a licence granted under section two and the meat—

(a )F3has been inspected by a veterinary inspector or an authorised meat detention officer under the supervision of a veterinary inspector and [F4 samples of the meat have been subjected to the tests, if any, required by him and the meat has been] found and certified by him to comply with the prescribed requirements; and

Para. (b) rep. by 1970 c. 20 (NI)

(c)[F5 is meat from animals which have been inspected and slaughtered in, and has been prepared, treated, stored, packed and (where it is processed meat) processed in,] and is sent from premises registered under section three; and

(d )F3is accompanied by a certificate in such form as may be prescribed [F6 and

(e)where it is being sent to another member state of the European Economic Community, complies with the requirements of the rules of the Community on health problems affecting trade in meat between member states of the Community and is sent from premises registered under section 3 (1A) and approved for such trade.]

  • Subs. (2) rep. by 1965 c. 3 (NI); 1977 NI 12

  • Subs. (3) rep. by 1977 NI 12

(4)The Ministry of Agriculture (in this Act referred to as “the Ministry” ) may by regulations exempt from the provisions of this section tripe, gut and other offals regarded by the Ministry as of a similar nature which have been passed as fit for human consumption by a [F7 district council] and have been treated and prepared for sending in the manner prescribed by the regulations.

(5)Any person who sends or attempts to send meat [F1 out of Northern Ireland] in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this Act.

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