National Beef Assurance Scheme Act, 2000

Regulations regarding disposal of non-compliant animals, etc.

7.—(1) The Minister may make regulations in relation to the seizure, detention, destruction and disposal of animals, carcases, meat and feedingstuffs, produced by or in the possession of persons in contravention of this Act.

(2) The cost of seizing, detaining, destroying and disposing of animals, carcases, meat or feedingstuffs in accordance with regulations made under subsection (1), may be recovered by the Minister from the owner of the animal or of the holding or premises, as the case may be, as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction.