A5: authorisation to feed category 3 material to wild animals
Dated: 24 January 2014
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 feed category 3 material to wild animals
In accordance with Articles 16(c) and 18(1)(e) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 the Scottish Ministers authorise by way of derogation from Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 the feeding of category 3 animal by-products to wild garden birds only.
This authorisation applies in Scotland.
*Enforced in Scotland by the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (Scotland) Regulations 2013