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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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D15: authorisation for operators to take representative samles for transformation or composting after pasteurisation and before mixing with materials not of animal origin

Dated: 24 January 2014

Authorisation D15

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 for operators to take representative samples for transformation or composting after pasteurisation and before mixing with materials not of animal origin

In accordance with Article 10 and Point 3, Section 3, Chapter III, Annex V of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No 749/2011, the Scottish Ministers authorises operators to take representative samples after the pasteurisation referred to in Point 1(a), Section 1, Chapter I of Annex V or after the composting referred to in Point 1, Section 2, Chapter I of Annex V, as applicable, and before the mixing with materials which are not of animal origin takes place, in order to monitor the efficiency of the transformation or composting of the animal by-products, as applicable.

This authorisation applies in Scotland.

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