PART 1Retained EU law

Marketing standards and carcass classification

11Carcass classification

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision about the classification, identification and presentation of bovine, pig and sheep carcasses by slaughterhouses in Scotland.

(2)Regulations under this section may include provision about enforcement, including in particular provision—

(a)about the provision of information,

(b)conferring powers of entry,

(c)conferring powers of inspection, search and seizure,

(d)conferring powers to restrict the movement of anything,

(e)about keeping records,

(f)imposing monetary penalties,

(g)creating offences,

(h)about appeals,

(i)conferring functions, including functions involving the exercise of a discretion, on a person.

(3)Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative procedure.

(4)Before laying a draft of a Scottish statutory instrument containing regulations under this section before the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Ministers must consult such persons as they consider are representative of the interests of persons likely to be affected by the regulations as they consider appropriate.