The Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

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Published: 1996-04-22

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1148

AGRICULTURE
The Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

Made
22nd April 1996

Laid before Parliament
22nd April 1996

Coming into force
23rd April 1996

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State, being Ministers designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 2(2), hereby make the following Regulations:—

Title and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 23rd April 1996.

Amendment

2.—(1) The Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(3) shall be amended in accordance with paragraph (2) below.

(2) In regulation 7—

(a)at the end of paragraph (1) there shall be added—

“; or

(c)such slaughter takes place pursuant to, and in accordance with, a slaughter scheme introduced by or under Council Regulation (EEC) No. 805/68(4)”; and

(b)in paragraphs (8) and (9), after “paragraph (1)(b)” in each case, there shall be inserted “or (c)”.

Angela Browning
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
22nd April 1996

Lindsay
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Scottish Office
22nd April 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995 to enable slaughterhouses to be used for the slaughter of animals whose meat is not intended for sale for human consumption but which are slaughtered pursuant to a slaughter scheme introduced by or under Council Regulation (EEC) No. 805/68, as amended, on the common organisation of the market in beef and veal.


(1)
S.I. 1972/1811.

(2)
1972 c. 68.

(3)
S.I. 1995/539, amended by S.I. 1995/3189.

(4)
OJ No. L148, 28.6.68, p.24, last amended by Council Regulation (EC) N. 2417/95 (OJ No. L248, 14.10.95, p.39).
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