Animal Health

Food Safety Act 1990The City of Edinburgh-3.24832855.929868EH14 1TYAnimal Health Act 1981ANIMAL HEALTH ACT 19812006-04-052006-04-11EH141TYTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk260242004/1332004/133

Animal Health

Scottish Executive

ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

ANIMAL HEALTH ACT 1981

THE IMPORTATION OF ANIMAL PRODUCTS AND POULTRY PRODUCTS ORDER 1980 (AS AMENDED)

GENERAL IMPORT LICENCE

The Scottish Ministers, by this licence issued under the terms of Article 4 of the Importation of Animal Products and Poultry Products 1980 (as amended) authorise, subject to and in accordance with the conditions set out below, the landing in Scotland of:

Product: Empty blown ostrich or emu egg shells, painted or unpainted, evacuated and cleaned of all non-shell material

from

Countries of Origin: All Countries

at

Port of Entry: Any Port or Airport in Scotland

until further notice unless revoked by the Scottish Ministers.

5 April 2006.

Any products imported under this licence shall be made available if so required for inspection by an Officer of the Scottish Executive at any place nominated by him/her for such inspection. The importer or his agent shall afford all assistance necessary to such an officer to enable him/her to carry out the inspection in such manner as he/she shall determine and the importer shall be responsible for meeting any costs of carrying out such an inspection.

NOTES

1. Nothing in this licence gives exemption from any prohibition or restriction imposed by The Imported Food Regulations 1997, the provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990 and Regulations made under it, the Animal By-Products (Identification) Regulations 1995, the Marketing Authorisations for Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulations 1994, or by any regulation superseding or amending the same.

2. This is not a Department of Trade and Industry licence and gives no exemption from any prohibition, regulation or restriction imposed by the Department of Trade and Industry.

3. Composite food products containing more than 50% of the “other products of animal origin” described in footnote 1 are subject to veterinary checks and must comply with the conditions set out in TIN (S) 49.

4. Please note that while this licence is current at the time of its issue, conditions can be subject to frequent change and importers are advised to check the latest position with the Animal Health Branch (see below).

CAUTION

It is the importer’s responsibility to ensure that any import covered by this licence complies with the terms and conditions as set out.

Any breach of any conditions attached to this licence will constitute an offence against the Animal Health Act 1981.

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department

Animal Health and Welfare Branch, Pentland House, Room 350, 47 Robb’s Loan, Edinburgh EH14 1TY. Tel: 0131-244-6610, Fax: 0131-244-6616.