Abattoirs Act, 1988

Regulations relating to knackeries.

34.—(1) The Minister may, in relation to knackeries, make Regulations in respect of all or any of the following matters—

(a) the operational hygiene of staff and the keeping of premises and equipment (including transport) in a secure and sanitary condition;

(b) the proper management (including proper arrangements for the storage and disposal of dead animals and parts of dead animals) and maintenance of premises and equipment;

(c) the regulation and control of the sale for non-human consumption of the products of knackeries (including the staining of such products);

(d) the keeping of records relating to animals handled in or by the knackery (including their origin and disposal);

(e) the advertising and placing of advertisements by knackeries for the purchase, sale, collection, delivery, supply, slaughter, storage, skinning or cutting-up of animals.

(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of Regulations made under this section shall be guilty of an offence.