This course took place in Stirling, Thursday 14th April 2016
This Seminar, jointly arranged by the Scottish Animal Health and Welfare Panel and
Food and Farming Compliance Ltd, will provide an update on Animal By-Products
Legislation following the coming into force of the Animal By-Products (Enforcement)
(Scotland) Regulations 2013 and the Animal By-Products (Miscellaneous
Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015. A summary of the records that are
required to be kept under various legislation by farmers and growers. It will also
provide an update in relation to TB, BVD and other current issues.
It is intended for those officers appointed to Local Authority departments who are
responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of Animal By-Products and
associated legislation and the Animal Health Legislation that require farmers and
growers to keep records. The course is also relevant to the Animal Health and
Welfare staff of Central Government Departments and Agencies and to Food
Standards Scotland Personnel.
Aims and Objectives
The Welsh Government gave a commitment to work with Local Authorities on the implementation of the Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014. This training day provides an opportunity to hear a veterinary perspective, to understand a third sector’s perspective and to explore how the Dog Breeding Regulations can be applied in a consistent way across Wales, together with other tools that can be used to deal with dog related animal welfare concerns.