Victorian Repealed Regulations

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This legislation has been repealed.

MEAT INDUSTRY REGULATIONS 1994

S.R. No. 84/1994
Version incorporating amendments as at 16 June 2004

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Regulation Page

   PART 1-PRELIMINARY

   1.      Objectives
   2.      Authorising provisions
   3.      Commencement
   4.      Revocation
   5.      Application
   6.      Definitions
   7.      Prescribed consumable animals

   PART 2-GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL MEAT PROCESSING FACILITIES

   8.      General responsibilities of licensees and operators
   9.      Cleanliness of premises, vehicles and appliances
   10.     Removal or destruction of refuse
   11.     Prescribed records for abattoirs
   12.     Prescribed records for general meat processing facilities other than abattoirs
   13.     Prescribed records for meat inspection depots
   14.     Prescribed records for knackeries
   15.     Prescribed records for pet food processing facilities other than knackeries
   16.     Records to be retained
   17.     Refrigeration facilities
   18.     Inspector to order temporary closure of premises

   PART 3-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL
   MEAT PROCESSING FACILITIES

   19.     Application
   19A.    Ban on slaughter and sale of horse and donkey meat for human consumption
   20.     Industry standards of practice
   21.     Removal or destruction of condemned carcasses or inedible
           meat
   22.     Contaminated, dead and dying stock
   23.     Use of equipment, implements and protective clothing
   24.     Temperature of carcasses, meat or meat products
   25.     Ante-mortem and post-mortem procedures
   26.     Evidence of disease not to be removed, modified or obliterated
   27.     Branding of slaughtered stock may be re-inspected
   28.     All carcasses and meat to carry brands
   29.     Description of brands
   30.     Whole carcasses-application of brands
   31.     Less than whole carcass-application of brands
   32.     Specification of brands
   33.     Inspector to condemn or detain carcass or meat
   34.     Report of meat in long-term storage
   35.     Information to be supplied on wrappers, cartons or containers

   PART 4-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR PET FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES

   36.     Staining of carcasses and pet meats at a knackery
   37.     Staining of pet meat at a pet food processing facility other
           than a knackery
   38.     Staining requirements in specified circumstances
   39.     Disposal of offal at a knackery
   40.     Removal of offal from a knackery
   41.     Blue dye not to be removed from surface of pet meat
   42.     Labelling of pet food for sale
   43.     Condemned meat
   44.     Destruction of condemned meat
   45.     Exporter of carcasses or pet meat to obtain certificate
   46.     Inspector to condemn non-certified carcasses or pet meat

   PART 5-MEAT TRANSPORT VEHICLES

   47.     Application and exemptions
   48.     Unlicensed vehicles
   49.     Application for licence
   50.     Inspection of vehicle
   51.     Certification of licence
   52.     Issuing of licences
   53.     Display of label
   54.     Change in ownership or management of vehicle
   55.     Responsibilities of owner of licensed vehicle
   56.     Renewal of licence
   57.     Suspension or cancellation of licence
   58.     Removal of label

   PART 6-TRANSITIONAL

   59.     Transitional
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           SCHEDULE 1-Regulations revoked
           SCHEDULE 2-Pet meat return
           SCHEDULE 3-Record of animals processed at, meat obtained
           from animals and the distribution of pet meat from knackery
           SCHEDULE 4-Record of meat received and pet meat distributed
           from pet food processing facility other than a
           knackery
           SCHEDULE 5-Record of pet meat purchased for month of
           SCHEDULE 6-Cold storage facilities-six monthly return
           SCHEDULE 7-Uniform interstate transfer certificate for pet meats
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           ENDNOTES
           1. General Information
           2. Table of Amendments
           3. Explanatory Details


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