S.I. No. 160/2015 - Disposal of Carcases (Prohibition) Regulations 2015.
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 1st May, 2015.
I, SIMON COVENEY, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 36 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (No. 15 of 2013), hereby make the following regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Disposal of Carcases (Prohibition) Regulations 2015 and come into operation on 1 May 2015.
2. A person shall not have, cause or permit the carcase of an animal or part of the carcase of an animal, to be on any land or premises to which a dog may have access.
3. Regulation 2 is a penal provision to which section 36 (4)(a) of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 applies.
4. These Regulations are in addition to and not in substitution for the European Union (Animal By-Products) Regulations 2014 ( S.I. No. 187 of 2014 ).
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
21 April 2015.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)
The effect of these Regulations is to prohibit the carcase or part of the carcase of an animal to be kept on land or premises to which a dog can gain access.