National Beef Assurance Scheme Act, 2000


National Beef Assurance Scheme.

Establishment of National Beef Assurance Scheme.

3.— There shall be a scheme to be known as the National Beef Assurance Scheme, the purpose of which is—

(a) to establish standards under which animals, carcases and meat intended for human consumption shall be produced, processed, traded or otherwise handled and under which feedingstuffs shall be manufactured or traded,

(b) to continue and further develop the animal tracing system operated by the Minister through the collection of data on animal movements under the CMMS and by such other means as the Minister considers appropriate, and

(c) to continue and further develop the measures provided under the Food Safety Authority of Ireland Act, 1998 .