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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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D3: authorisation to use processing methods approved before 4 March 2011 under Chapter II, Annex V of EU Regulation 1774/2002

Dated: 24 January 2014

Authorisation D3

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 use processing methods approved before 4 March 2011 under Chapter II, Annex V of EU Regulation 1774/2002

In accordance with Part G (3), Chapter III, Annex IV of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 as read with Article 9 of that Regulation the Scottish Ministers authorise, by way of derogation from part G (1), Chapter III, Annex IV of that Regulation the use of processing methods approved prior to 4 March 2011 in accordance with Chapter III, Annex V of EU Regulation No 1774/2002 (revoked on that date by Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009).

This authorisation applies in Scotland.

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