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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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D2: authorisation to compost or transform into biogas certain category 2 material following or without prior processing

Dated: 24 January 2014

Authorisation D2

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 compost or transform into biogas certain category 2 material following or without prior processing

In accordance with Article 13(e)(ii) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 and Annex V of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 the Scottish Ministers authorise that the following category 2 animal by-products may be composted or transformed into biogas following or without prior processing: manure, digestive tract and its content, milk, milkbased products, colostrum, eggs, and egg products.

This authorisation applies in Scotland.

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