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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
Use of animal by-products and derived products for feeding purposes

A8: authorisation to collect and use category 3 material and certain category 2 material for feeding to maggots and worms for fishing bait

Dated: 24 January 2014

Authorisation A8

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 collect and use category 3 material and certain category 2 material for feeding to maggots and worms for fishing bait

In accordance with Articles 16(c) and 18(1)(h) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 as read with Article 13 of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, the Scottish Ministers authorise by way of derogation from Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 the collection and use for feeding to maggots and worms for fishing bait of category 2 material, provided it comes from animals which were not killed or did not die as a result of the presence or suspected presence of a disease communicable to humans or animals, and of category 3 material, provided that the requirements of Section 1, Chapter II, Annex VI of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 are met.

This authorisation applies in Scotland.

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