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PART IIntroductory and General

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005 and come into force on 1st January 2006.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

Interpretation

2.—(1) In these Regulations–

“the Act” means the Agriculture Act 1970;

“additive”, except in the context of the definition of “compound feeding stuff”, means a feed additive to which the Additives Regulation applies that is not an excluded additive;

“the Additives Directive” means Council Directive 70/524/EEC concerning additives in feeding stuffs(1), as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1800/2004(2);

“the Additives Regulation” means Regulation (EC) No. 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on additives for use in animal nutrition(3);

“ash” means the matter which results from the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the appropriate procedure set out in the method of analysis for ash specified in Point 5 of the Annex to First Commission Directive 71/250/EEC(4), as last amended by Commission Directive 1999/27/EC(5);

“the Animal Nutrition Directive” means Council Directive 82/471/EEC concerning certain products used in animal nutrition(6), as last amended by Commission Directive 2004/116/EC(7);

“complementary feeding stuff” means a compound feeding stuff which has a high content of certain substances and which, by reason of its composition, is sufficient for a daily ration only if it is used in combination with other feeding stuffs;

“complete feeding stuff” means a compound feeding stuff which, by reason of its composition, is sufficient for a daily ration;

“compound feeding stuff”, subject to regulation 14(6), means a mixture of feed materials, whether or not containing any additive falling within the scope of the Additives Regulation, for oral feeding to pet animals or farmed creatures in the form of complementary feeding stuffs or complete feeding stuffs;

“the Compound Feedingstuffs Directive” means Council Directive 79/373/EEC on the circulation of compound feedingstuffs(8), as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 807/2003 of 14 April 2003 adapting to Decision 1999/468/EC the provisions relating to committees which assist the Commission in the exercise of its implementing powers laid down in Council instruments adapted in accordance with the consultation procedure (unanimity)(9);

“daily ration” means the average total quantity of feeding stuff, expressed on a 12% moisture basis, required daily by an animal of a given kind, age group and level of production in order to satisfy all its nutritional needs;

“EEA State” means a member State, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein;

“energy value” means the energy value of a compound feeding stuff calculated in accordance with the relevant method specified in Schedule 1;

“establishment” has the meaning given by Article 3(d) of Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down requirements for feed hygiene(10);

“excluded additive” means any of the following:

(a)

coccidiostats;

(b)

histomonostats; or

(c)

any zootechnical additive falling within category (d) of Article 6(1) of the Additives Regulation;

“fat” means the extract obtained following the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the appropriate procedure set out in the method of analysis for oils and fats specified in Part IV of the Annex to Second Commission Directive 71/393/EEC(11), as last amended by Commission Directive 98/64/EC(12);

“feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose” means a compound feeding stuff, the composition or method of manufacture of which distinguishes it from other feeding stuffs and from the type of products covered by Council Directive 90/167/EEC laying down the conditions governing the preparation, placing on the market and use of medicated feeding stuffs in the Community(13), and in respect of which any indication is given that it is intended for a particular nutritional purpose;

“feed material” means–

(a)

any product of vegetable or animal origin, in its natural state, fresh or preserved;

(b)

any product derived from such a product by industrial processing; or

(c)

any organic or inorganic substance,

(whether or not containing any additive) and for use in oral feeding to pet animals or farmed creatures, directly as such, or after processing, in the preparation of a compound feeding stuff or as a carrier of a premixture;

“the Feed Materials Directive” means Council Directive 96/25/EC on the circulation of feed materials(14), as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 806/2003(15);

“fibre” means the organic matter calculated following the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the procedure set out in the method of analysis for fibre specified in Point 3 of Annex I to Fourth Commission Directive 73/46/EEC(16), as last amended by Commission Directive 99/27/EC(17);

“mammalian meat and bone meal” has the meaning given in Regulation 3(1) of the TSE (Scotland) Regulations 2002(18);

“member State” means a member State other than the United Kingdom;

“micro organism” has the meaning given by Article 2(2)(m) of the Additives Regulation;

“milk replacer feed” means a compound feeding stuff administered in dry form, or after reconstitution with a given quantity of liquid, for feeding young animals as a supplement to, or substitute for, post colostral milk or for feeding calves intended for slaughter;

“mineral feeding stuff” means a complementary feeding stuff which is composed mainly of minerals and which contains at least 40% by weight of ash;

“minimum storage life” means, in relation to a compound feeding stuff, the date until which, under proper storage conditions, that feeding stuff retains its specific properties;

“molassed feeding stuff” means a complementary feeding stuff prepared from molasses and which contains at least 14% by weight of total sugar expressed as sucrose;

“moisture” means water and other volatile material determined in accordance with the procedure set out in the method of analysis for moisture specified in Part I of the Annex to Second Commission Directive 71/393/EEC, as last amended by Commission Directive 98/64/EC;

“oil” means the extract obtained following the treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the appropriate procedure set out in the method of analysis for oils and fats specified in Part IV of the Annex to Second Commission Directive 71/393/EEC, as last amended by Commission Directive 98/64/EC;

“particular nutritional purpose” means the purpose of satisfying any nutritional requirement of pet animals or productive livestock, the process of assimilation or absorption of which, or the metabolism of which, may be temporarily impaired, or is temporarily or permanently impaired, and which may therefore benefit from ingestion of a feeding stuff capable of achieving that purpose;

“pet food” means a feeding stuff for pet animals and “compound pet food” shall be construed accordingly;

“premixture”, except in regulation 2(5), has the meaning given by Article 2(2)(e) of the Additives Regulation, excluding any mixture consisting solely of a combination of excluded additives;

“prescribed material” means material described in regulation 5(1);

“product intended for animal feed” means any product used or intended for use in feed for pet animals, farmed creatures or animals living freely in the wild;

“protein”, except in paragraphs 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Part I of Schedule 3 where it has the meaning given to it by regulation 3(1) of the TSE (Scotland) Regulations 2002, means the matter obtained as a result of treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the procedure set out in the method of analysis for protein specified in Point 2 of Annex I to Third Commission Directive 72/199/EEC(19), as last amended by Commission Directive 99/79/EC(20);

“put into circulation” means sell or otherwise transfer, have in possession with a view to selling or otherwise transferring, or offer for sale, in each case to a third party, and in regulations 13(8) and 14 also means import into Scotland from a state other than an EEA State;

“starch” means the matter obtained as the result of treatment of a feeding stuff in accordance with the procedure set out in the method of analysis for starch specified in Point 1 of Annex I to Third Commission Directive 72/199/EEC, as last amended by Commission Directive 99/79/EC;

“2000 Regulations” means the Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2000(21); and

“undesirable substance” means any substance or product, not being a pathogenic agent, which is present in or on a product intended for animal feed and–

(a)

constitutes a potential danger to animal or human health or the environment; or

(b)

could adversely affect livestock production.

(2) Any reference in these Regulations to a numbered regulation or Schedule shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to the regulation or Schedule bearing that number in these Regulations.

(3) Where, in any tabular or other entry in a Schedule to these Regulations, a numbered reference to a footnote appears, the footnote so numbered shall be treated as included in or amplifying the text to which it relates.

(4) Any reference in these Regulations to a numbered section shall, unless otherwise indicated, be construed as a reference to the section bearing that number in the Act.

(5) In these Regulations references to “feeding stuff” or “feed material” do not include any excluded additive or premixture within the meaning of Article 2(2)(e) of the Additives Regulation consisting solely of a combination of excluded additives.

Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 in relation to all feeding stuffs

3.—(1) For the purposes of these Regulations, section 66(1) (interpretation of Part IV) shall have effect as if–

(a)for the definition of “feeding stuff”, there was substituted–

“feeding stuff” means–

(a)

a product of vegetable or animal origin in its natural state (whether fresh or preserved);

(b)

a product derived from the industrial processing of such a product; or

(c)

an organic or inorganic substance, used singly or in a mixture,

whether or not containing additives, for oral feeding to pet animals or farmed creatures;;

(b)for the definition of “pet animal”, there was substituted–

“pet animal” means an animal belonging to a species normally nourished and kept, but not consumed, by man, other than an animal bred for fur;.

(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, section 66(2) shall have effect as if there was substituted for paragraph (b) of that section–

(b)material shall be treated–

(i)as imported or sold for use as a feeding stuff whether it is imported or, as the case may be, sold, to be used by itself, or as an ingredient in something which is to be so used; and

(ii)as used as a feeding stuff whether it is so used by itself, or as an ingredient in something which is to be so used.

(c)paragraph (b) shall not apply in any circumstances in which Article 16 (labelling and packaging of feed additives and premixtures) of Regulation (EC) No. 1831/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on additives for use in animal nutrition(22) applies..

(3) For the purposes of these Regulations, sections 73 (deleterious ingredients in feeding stuff) and 73A shall have effect as if for “animals of any description prescribed for the purpose of the definition of “feeding stuff” in section 66(1) of this Act”, there was substituted “any farmed creatures”.

(4) For the purposes of these Regulations, section 85 (exemption for certain sales) shall have effect as if–

(a)in so far as it relates to delivery outside the United Kingdom, paragraph (a) was omitted; and

(b)paragraph (b) was omitted.

Modification of the Agriculture Act 1970 in relation to imported feeding stuffs

4.  In relation to feeding stuffs which have been imported, section 69(1) (marking of material prepared for sale) shall have effect as if “and in either case before it is removed from the premises” was omitted.

Prescribed material to which requirements for statutory statement and marking of material apply

5.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the material prescribed for the purposes of sections 68(1) (duty of seller to give statutory statement) and 69(1) is any material useable as a feeding stuff.

(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, section 68(2) does not apply.

Exemption from these Regulations

6.  In so far as these Regulations implement the Compound Feedingstuffs Directive (which principally regulates the labelling and packaging of compound feeding stuffs), they shall not apply in the circumstances specified in Article 14(c) (relating to animals kept for scientific or experimental purposes) of that Directive.

Revocations and saving

7.—(1) The 2000 Regulations, with the exception of regulation 19A(23) (provision of information in relation to compound feeding stuffs for animals other than pet animals) of and paragraph 19 of Schedule 4(24) (contents of the statutory statement or other declaration (except for additives and premixtures not contained in feeding stuffs)) to those Regulations, are revoked.

(2) The provisions of Parts I and III of these Regulations shall apply as appropriate in relation to regulation 19A of the 2000 Regulations as if that regulation were a provision of these Regulations, with the modification that regulation 19A of the 2000 Regulations shall be treated as a provision specified in regulation 23(2) of these Regulations.

(3) Paragraph 19 of Schedule 4 to the 2000 Regulations shall be treated as if it were a paragraph of Schedule 3 to these Regulations and the provisions of Parts I and III of, and of paragraphs 1 and 23 of Schedule 3 to, these Regulations shall apply as appropriate to that paragraph as so treated.

(4) The instruments amending the 2000 Regulations listed in Schedule 9 are revoked to the extent specified in that Schedule.

PART IIPresentation and Composition of Feeding Stuffs

Matters required and permitted to be contained in a statutory statement or otherwise declared

8.  Except in respect of additives and premixtures not contained in feeding stuffs, the particulars, information and instructions required or permitted to be contained in a statutory statement or otherwise declared, are as specified in and shall comply with the provisions of Schedule 3.

Forms of statutory statement

9.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the statutory statement–

(a)in the case of any prescribed material delivered in a package or other container, shall–

(i)take the form of a label attached to that package or container; or

(ii)be clearly marked directly on the package or container, and

(b)in the case of such material delivered in bulk, shall take the form of a document relating to and accompanying each consignment.

(2) In the case of any feed material sold in a quantity not exceeding 10 kg, and supplied directly to the final user, the statutory statement may be provided in the form of a notice in writing.

(3) The particulars, information and instructions required or permitted to be contained in the statutory statement shall–

(a)be clearly separate from any other information;

(b)subject to paragraphs (5) and (6), be in English; and

(c)be legible and indelible.

(4) For the purposes of section 69 (marking of material prepared for sale), prescribed material which is contained in a package or other container shall be labelled or marked in the manner prescribed in relation to such material in paragraph (1)(a) or, where applicable, (2), and such material delivered in bulk shall be marked by the display in as close proximity to the material as is practicable of a document relating thereto.

(5) In the case of any compound feeding stuff or feed material which is intended for export to a member State, the statutory statement shall be in one or more official Community languages, as determined by that member State.

(6) In the case of any feeding stuff which is intended for export to an EEA State that is not a member State, the statutory statement shall be in one or more of the official languages of the country of destination.

Limits of variation

10.—(1) For the purposes of these Regulations, section 74(2) (limits of variation) shall have effect as if after “this Part of this Act” there was inserted “or the Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005”.

(2) For the purposes of section 74, as modified by paragraph (1), the limits of variation in relation to any mis-statement in a statutory statement, document or mark, as to the nature, substance or quality of a feeding stuff where the mis-statement relates to–

(a)any analytical constituent specified in column 1 of –

(i)Part A of Schedule 4 (where the feeding stuff is a compound feeding stuff not intended for pet animals);

(ii)Part B of Schedule 4 (where the feeding stuff is a compound pet food); or

(iii)Part C of Schedule 4 (in the case of a feed material);

(b)any vitamin or trace element specified in column 1 of Part D of that Schedule; or

(c)the energy value of any feeding stuff specified in column 1 of Part E of that Schedule,

shall be as set out with respect to that constituent or vitamin, trace element or feeding stuff, in the corresponding entry in column 2 of the relevant Part of that Schedule.

(3) Particulars with respect to any material which are contained in a statutory statement, or in any document, or which are marked on, or denoted by a mark on, the material, shall not, for the purposes of Part IV of the Act or of these Regulations, be treated as false by reason of any mis statement therein as to the nature, substance or quality of the material, if–

(a)the material was first sold, or otherwise put into circulation in an EEA State;

(b)the mis-statement did not, at the time of putting into circulation, exceed any limits of variation prescribed in relation thereto in the State concerned; and

(c)any such limits were in accordance with any applicable European Community legislation.

Assigned meanings for statutory statements or marks

11.  In its application to these Regulations, the expressions “complementary feeding stuff”, “complete feeding stuff”, “compound feeding stuff”, “milk replacer feed”, “mineral feeding stuff” and “molassed feeding stuff” as they appear in section 70 (use of names or expressions with prescribed meanings) shall each have the meaning given to the expression concerned by regulation 2(1).

Manner of packaging and sealing compound feeding stuffs

12.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), no person shall put into circulation a compound feeding stuff, unless it is in a bag or container, and that bag or container is sealed in such a way that when the bag or container is opened, the seal is damaged and cannot be re used.

(2) Compound feeding stuffs may be put into circulation in bulk, in unsealed bags or in unsealed containers, in the case of–

(a)deliveries between producers of compound feeding stuffs or those putting them into circulation;

(b)deliveries from producers of compound feeding stuffs to packaging enterprises;

(c)compound feeding stuffs obtained by mixing grain or whole fruit;

(d)blocks or licks;

(e)small quantities not exceeding 50 kg in weight, which are intended for the final user and are taken directly from a bag or container which, before opening, complied with the sealing provision in paragraph (1).

(3) Compound feeding stuffs may be put into circulation in bulk, or in unsealed containers, but not in unsealed bags, in the case of–

(a)direct deliveries from the producer to the final user;

(b)molassed feeding stuffs consisting of less than 3 feed materials;

(c)pelleted feeding stuffs.

Control of feed materials

13.—(1) In this regulation any reference to a numbered Part means a Part of Schedule 2.

(2) No person shall put into circulation any feed material of a description specified in column 3 of Part II under a name other than that specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Part.

(3) No person shall put into circulation any feed material not listed in Part II under a name specified in column 2 of that Part or under a name or term which could otherwise mislead a purchaser as to the real identity of the material.

(4) Where the name of a feed material listed in column 2 of Part II includes a common name or term listed in column 4 of Part I no person shall put into circulation any such feed material or any compound feeding stuff containing such feed material unless the feed material was prepared by the process specified in columns 2 and 3 of Part I corresponding to that common name or term.

(5) No person shall put into circulation any feed material or any compound feeding stuff containing any feed material, unless–

(a)in the case of any feed material of a description specified in column 3 of Part II, the botanical purity by weight of the feed material is not less than the percentage (if any) specified in relation to it in column 3 of Part II or, if none is specified, is not less than 95%; or

(b)in the case of any feed material of a description specified in column 1 of Part III, the botanical purity by weight of the feed material is not less than 95%; and

the feed material also complies with the provisions regarding botanical and chemical purity set out in paragraph 1 of Section II of Part A of the Annex to the Feed Materials Directive.

(6) No person shall use any feed material to bind another feed material, if the quantity of the feed material so used exceeds 3% of the total weight of the feed material bound.

(7) Without prejudice to sections 73 (deleterious ingredients in feeding stuff) and 73A, no person shall import into Scotland from any state which is not an EEA State, supply (otherwise than on sale), have in possession with a view to so supplying or use any feed material which is deleterious or dangerous to farmed creatures, to pet animals or, through consumption of the products of any animal fed with the feed material, to human beings.

(8) No person shall put into circulation or use any feed material which represents any danger to the environment.

(9) No person shall put into circulation any feed material in a manner likely to mislead as to its properties.

(10) In paragraph (5)(a) “description” shall be taken to exclude any botanical purity requirement, and for the purposes of this regulation and of Schedule 2 “botanical purity” shall be construed in accordance with paragraph 2 of Section II of Part A of the Annex to the Feed Materials Directive.

Control of products intended for animal feed containing undesirable substances

14.—(1) No person shall–

(a)put into circulation any product intended for animal feed which is specified in column 2 of Schedule 5; or

(b)use any such product for animal feed,

if it contains any undesirable substance specified in column 1 of that Schedule in excess of the level specified for it in column 3 of that Schedule.

(2) No person shall put into circulation, or use as a feeding stuff, any complementary feeding stuff if–

(a)having regard to the quantity of it recommended for use in a daily ration, it contains any undesirable substance specified in column 1 of Schedule 5 in excess of the level specified for it in column 3 of that Schedule in relation to complete feeding stuffs; and

(b)there is no provision relating to any complementary feeding stuff in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Schedule.

(3) No person shall mix any product intended for animal feed which is specified in column 2 of Schedule 5 and which contains any undesirable substance specified in column 1 of that Schedule in excess of the level specified for it in column 3 of that Schedule for the purpose of dilution with any product intended for animal feed.

(4) No person shall put into circulation any product intended for animal feed or use any such product for animal feed unless it is–

(a)sound and genuine; and

(b)of merchantable quality.

(5) For the purposes of paragraph (4), a product intended for animal feed which is specified in column 2 of Schedule 5 is not sound, genuine and of merchantable quality if it contains any undesirable substance specified in column 1 of that Schedule in excess of the level specified in relation to it in column 3 of that Schedule.

(6) For the purposes of paragraph (2), “feeding stuff” includes feeding stuffs for oral feeding to animals living freely in the wild and “complementary feeding stuff” and “complete feeding stuff” shall be construed accordingly.

(7) Paragraph (8) shall apply to any person who has in their possession or control for the purpose of a trade or business any of the following products intended for animal feed–

(a)palm kernel expeller;

(b)feeding stuffs obtained from the processing of fish or other marine animals;

(c)seaweed meal and feed materials derived from seaweed; or

(d)complete feeding stuffs for fish or for fur producing animals.

(8) Any person referred to in paragraph (7) shall, if requested by an inspector, procure and produce to the inspector an analysis in order to demonstrate that the content of inorganic arsenic in a product intended for animal feed listed in paragraph (7) is within the limit specified in the relevant entry in column 3 of Schedule 5.

(9) Any person who without reasonable excuse fails to comply with a request made under paragraph (8) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

Control of feeding stuffs containing prohibited materials

15.—(1) No person shall put into circulation for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any material which contains–

(a)faeces, urine or separated digestive tract contents resulting from the emptying or removal of the digestive tract, irrespective of any form of treatment or admixture;

(b)hide treated with tanning substances, including its waste;

(c)seeds or other plant propagating materials which, after harvest, have undergone specific treatment with plant protection products for their intended propagation, or derived by products;

(d)wood, sawdust or other materials derived from wood which has been treated with wood preservatives as defined in Annex V to Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market(25);

(e)subject to paragraph (3), waste (whether or not subjected, or to be subjected, to further processing) obtained from the treatment of “urban waste water”, “domestic waste water” or “industrial waste water” (as those terms are defined in Article 2 of Council Directive 91/271/EEC(26) concerning urban waste water treatment) whatever the origin of the waste water concerned;

(f)solid urban waste, such as household waste, but excluding catering waste as defined by Regulation (EC) 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption(27); or

(g)packaging and parts of packaging from products used in agriculture or the food industry.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1), “waste” has the meaning given in Article 1 of Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste(28), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No. 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(e), the term “waste water” shall be construed in accordance with the footnote to point 5 of the Annex to Commission Decision 2004/217/EC establishing a list of materials whose circulation or use for animal nutrition purposes is prohibited(29).

Control of certain protein sources

16.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), no person shall sell or have in possession with a view to sale, for use as a feeding stuff or as a protein source in a feeding stuff, any material belonging to a product group specified in column 1 of Schedule 6, unless that material–

(a)is named as a permitted product in column 2 of that Schedule; and

(b)complies with all the specifications and requirements contained in and imposed in relation thereto by columns 3 to 6 of that Schedule.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), no person shall sell or have in possession with a view to sale for use as a feeding stuff, or use as a feeding stuff, any product obtained from yeasts of the “Candida” variety cultivated on n alkanes.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) do not apply in relation to any material or product excluded from application of the Animal Nutrition Directive by Article 16 thereof concerning exports to third countries.

(4) Paragraph (1) does not apply in the circumstances authorised for derogation by Article 3(2) (concerning scientific or experimental purposes) of the Animal Nutrition Directive.

Control of the iron content of milk replacer feeds

17.  No person shall put into circulation any milk replacer feed intended for calves of up to 70 kilograms live weight, which has an iron content of less than 30 milligrams per kilogram of the complete feeding stuff at a moisture content of 12%.

Control of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid in compound feeding stuffs

18.—(1) No person shall put into circulation–

(a)any compound feeding stuff composed mainly of rice by-products in which the level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid exceeds 3.3% of its dry matter; or

(b)subject to paragraph (2), any other compound feeding stuff in which the level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid exceeds 2.2% of its dry matter.

(2) Paragraph (1)(b) shall not apply to the putting into circulation of any compound feeding stuff which–

(a)contains permitted mineral binders named or described in the Annex to Commission Directive 2003/57/EC amending Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on undesirable substances in animal feed(30);

(b)is a mineral feeding stuff;

(c)contains more than 50% of sugar beet chips or sugar beet pulp; or

(d)is intended for farmed fish and has a fish meal content of more than 15%,

if the level of ash insoluble in hydrochloric acid is declared in the statutory statement as a percentage of the feeding stuff as such.

Control of feeding stuffs intended for particular nutritional purposes, and supplementary provisions relating to statutory statement

19.—(1) No person shall put into circulation any feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose unless–

(a)the particular nutritional purpose in question is specified in column 1 of Chapter A of Schedule 7;

(b)the feeding stuff possesses the essential nutritional characteristics specified opposite that particular nutritional purpose in column 2 of that Chapter;

(c)the feeding stuff is intended for animals specified opposite that particular nutritional purpose in column 3 of that Chapter;

(d)it is recommended that the feeding stuff be used for a period of time falling within the range specified opposite that particular nutritional purpose in column 5 of that Chapter;

(e)in relation to the feeding stuff, the requirements specified in paragraphs 1, 2 and 8 of Chapter B of Schedule 7 are complied with; and

(f)the composition of the feeding stuff is such that it is capable of achieving the particular nutritional purpose for which it is intended.

(2) Schedule 7 shall have effect as specified in Schedule 3.

Control of additives and premixtures

20.—(1) No person shall contravene or fail to comply with the provisions of the Additives Regulation specified in paragraph (2), insofar as they apply to additives and premixtures.

(2) The provisions referred to in paragraph (1) are–

(a)Article 3(1) to (4) (placing on the market, processing and use of feed additives), as read with Article 10 (status of existing products);

(b)Article 12 (supervision); and

(c)Article 16(1) to (5) (labelling and packaging of feed additives and premixtures).

(3) In any proceedings for an offence under paragraph (2)(a), it shall be a defence to prove that the act giving rise to the offence–

(a)is one to which Article 10 of the Additives Regulation applies; and

(b)would not have constituted an offence under the 2000 Regulations as they were in force immediately before the coming into force of these Regulations.

(4) In any proceedings for an offence under paragraph (2)(c), it shall be a defence to prove that the act giving rise to the offence–

(a)is one to which Article 25(2) of the Additives Regulation applies; and

(b)would not have constituted an offence under the 2000 Regulations as they were in force immediately before the coming into force of these Regulations.

(5) Notwithstanding the revocation referred to in regulation 7, where before 18th October 2004 initial comments had been forwarded to the Commission in accordance with regulation 11(2) of the 2000 Regulations that application is to be treated as if regulation 11 of those Regulations was still in force.

Confidential information relating to additives under the 2000 Regulations

21.—(1) Notwithstanding the revocations in regulation 7, no person shall publish or disclose any confidential information that was, prior to the coming into force of these Regulations, obtained under regulation 11 of the 2000 Regulations, otherwise than in accordance with the performance of that person’s functions, without the previous consent in writing of–

(a)the person who, in accordance with that regulation, made an application for a Community authorisation of, or as the case may be, for a new use of, the additive concerned, or

(b)that person’s assignee or successor to ownership of the confidential information.

(2) In this regulation “confidential information” means information which, if disseminated, could affect industrial and commercial property rights, but excluding information relating to–

(i)the name and composition of the additive;

(ii)the physico chemical and biological characteristics of the additive;

(iii)the interpretation of the pharmacological, toxicological and ecotoxicological data relating to the additive;

(iv)the analytical methods for monitoring the additive itself and the additive in premixtures, in the feedingstuffs and, where appropriate, in feed materials;

(v)the methods for testing for residues of the additive or metabolities thereof in animal products.

PART IIIEnforcement

Enforcement of provisions made under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972

22.  In so far as any provision of these Regulations is made under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, that provision is to be enforced as if it was made under those provisions of Part IV of the Act under which the other provisions of these Regulations are made, and the provisions of that Part shall apply accordingly.

Modification of section 74A(3) of the Agriculture Act 1970

23.—(1) For the purposes of the enforcement and administration of the provisions specified in paragraph (2), section 74A(3) is to have effect as if for “imposed by regulations under subsection (1) above, or fails to comply with any other provision of the regulations,” there was substituted “or fails to comply with any requirement imposed by any provision specified in regulation 23(2) of the Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005”.

(2) The provisions specified for the purposes of paragraph (1) are regulations 12(1), 13(2) to (9), 14(1) to (4), 15(1), 16(1) and (2), 17, 18(1), 19(1), 20(1) and 21(1).

PART IVAmendment to other legislation

Amendment of the Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations 1999

24.—(1) The Feeding Stuffs (Sampling and Analysis) Regulations 1999(31) are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In Schedule 2 (methods of analysis)–

(a)in Part I (general provisions), sub-paragraph 3(e)(ii) (preparation of the sample for analysis), for “listed in Schedule 7” to the end, substitute “listed in Schedule 5 to the Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005(32).”; and

(b)in Annex I (Community methods of analysis) to Part II (methods of analysis), for the second entry for Starch (polarimetric method), substitute–

(i)in column 2, “Point 1 of Annex I to Directive 72/199/EEC (as replaced entirely by the Annex to Directive 99/79/EC(4)”; and

(ii)in column 3, “O.J. No. L 123, 29.5.72, p.6. (O.J./SE 1966-1972 supplement p.74). O.J. No. L 209, 7.8.99, p.23.”.

(2) In Schedule 3 (form of certificate of analysis), Part II (notes for completion of certificate), note 11(a), for “Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2000”, substitute “Feeding Stuffs (Scotland) Regulations 2005”.

LEWIS MACDONALD

Authorised to sign on behalf of the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

28th November 2005

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