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EU animal by-products regulation: competent authority authorisations

The EU Animal By-Products Regulation allows member states to derogate from the basic framework of animal by-products controls in specified areas provided certain conditions are met. Some types of derogation are provided for directly in the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (Scotland) Regulations 2013. Others will be the subject of an authorisation issued by the Scottish Ministers.

EU animal by-products regulation: competent authority authorisations
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D13: authorisation to allow plants handling hides and skins, including limed hides, to supply trimmings and splittings for the production of gelatine for animal consumption, organic fertilisers or soil improvers

Dated: 24 January 2014

Authorisation D13

The Scottish Ministers for the Scottish Government, acting as the Competent Authority for Scotland in respect of the following EU Regulations:

  • Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009* of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 laying down health rules as regards animal byproducts and derived products not intended for human consumption and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011* of 25 February 2011 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council

Authorisation to allow plants handling hides and skins, including limed hides, to supply trimmings and splittings for the production of gelatine for animal consumption, organic fertilisers or soil improvers

In accordance with Article 24(4) and Part A, Chapter V, Annex XIII of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, the Scottish Ministers authorise plants handling hides and skins, including limed hides, to supply trimmings and splitting of these hides and skins for the production of gelatine for animal consumption, organic fertilisers or soil improvers provided that the requirements of the aforementioned Part A are complied with.

This authorisation applies in Scotland.

*Enforced in Scotland by the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (Scotland) Regulations 2013