S.I. No. 12/2009 - Diseases of Animals Act 1966 (Prohibition On the Use of Swill) (Amendment) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 12/2009 - Diseases of Animals Act 1966 (Prohibition On the Use of Swill) (Amendment) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 12 of 2009
DISEASES OF ANIMALS ACT 1966 (PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF SWILL) (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2009
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 23rd January, 2009.
I, BRENDAN SMITH, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 3 and 13 of the Diseases of Animals Act 1966 (No. 6 of 1966) as adapted by the Agriculture and Food (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2007 ( S.I. No. 707 of 2007 ), hereby make the following order:
1. This Order may be cited as the Diseases of Animals Act 1966 (Prohibition on the Use of Swill) (Amendment) Order 2009.
2. The Diseases of Animals Act 1966 (Prohibition on the Use of Swill) Order 2001 ( S.I. No. 597 of 2001 ) is amended, by the substitution for Article 3, of—
“3. (1) A person shall not collect, assemble, process, store, keep or otherwise have in his or her possession or under his or her control swill—
(a) for the purpose of feeding it to an animal, or
(b) on any land or premise where an animal is fed, farmed, reared, bred or fattened or has access.
(2) Paragraph (1) does not apply to a plant that operates in accordance with an approval granted for the purposes of Article 15 of Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 October 2002.”.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
20 January 2009
BRENDAN SMITH.
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
This Order amends Statutory Instrument No. 597/2001 by permitting the collection, assembly, processing and storage of swill at approved composting and biogas plants.

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