1 Citation, commencement and application

These Regulations—

(a)    may be cited as the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

(b)    come into force on 30th November 2011; and

(c)    apply in England.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 November 2011: see para (b) above.

2 Amendments of the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2011

2Amendments of the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2011

The Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2011 are amended as follows—

(a)    in regulation 4 (access) for “regulations 5 and 6” substitute “regulation 5”;

(b)    in regulation 9 (remote areas) omit paragraph (c);

(c)    after regulation 29 insert—

“30 Review of these Regulations

(1)    The Secretary of State must from time to time—

(a)    carry out a review of these Regulations;

(b)    set out the conclusions of the review in a report; and

(c)    publish the report.

(2)    In carrying out the review the Secretary of State must, so far as is reasonable, have regard to how the EU Control Regulation and the EU Implementing Regulation are implemented in other member States.

(3)    The report must in particular—

(a)    set out the objectives intended to be achieved by these Regulations;

(b)    assess the extent to which those objectives are achieved; and

(c)    assess whether those objectives remain appropriate and, if so, the extent to which they could be achieved in a less burdensome way.

(4)    The first report under this regulation must be published before the end of the period of five years beginning with 30th November 2011.

(5)    Reports under this regulation are afterwards to be published at intervals not exceeding five years.”; and

(d)    in Schedule 1 (animal by-product requirements), after item 3 insert a new item 3A with the following contents—

(i)    in column 1 insert “3A    Restrictions on access to carcases”,

(ii)    in column 2 insert “Articles 12, 13 and 21(1) of the EU Control Regulation”, and

(iii)    in column 3 insert “Regulation 6 of these Regulations”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 November 2011: see reg 1(b).

3 Amendments of the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010

3Amendments of the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010

The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010 are amended as follows—

(a)    after regulation 23 insert—

“24 Review of these Regulations

(1)    The Secretary of State must from time to time—

(a)    carry out a review of these Regulations;

(b)    set out the conclusions of the review in a report; and

(c)    publish the report.

(2)    In carrying out the review the Secretary of State must, so far as is reasonable, have regard to how the EU TSE Regulation is implemented in other member States.

(3)    The report must in particular—

(a)    set out the objectives intended to be achieved by these Regulations;

(b)    assess the extent to which those objectives are achieved; and

(c)    assess whether those objectives remain appropriate and, if so, the extent to which they could be achieved in a less burdensome way.

(4)    The first report under this regulation must be published before the end of the period of five years beginning with 30th November 2011.

(5)    Reports under this regulation are afterwards to be published at intervals not exceeding five years.”; and

(b)    in Schedule 2 (TSE monitoring), in Part 1, in sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) of paragraph 6 (remote areas), omit “, the Isle of Wight”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 November 2011: see reg 1(b).

Signature

James Paice

Minister of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

8th November 2011

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/881) and the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/801).

Amendments are made to provisions concerning remote areas for the purposes of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 laying down health rules as regards animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption (OJ No L 300, 14.11.2009, p 1) and Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (OJ No L 147, 31.5.2001, p 1), consequential on the revocation of the designation of the Isle of Wight as a remote area.

A review provision is inserted into the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2011 and the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010 that require the Secretary of State to review the operation of the respective Regulations and publish a report within five years after these Regulations come into effect and within every five years after that.

A full impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available on the Defra website (www.defra.gov.uk) and is published with the Explanatory Memorandum alongside this instrument on www.legislation.gov.uk.

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